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by Anthony Kimmins adapted for radio by BRIAN MILLER with Evelyn Laye
Sydney Taner
William Sylvester
When the General Officer Commanding is away, his charming wife decides to turn their official residence in Argyllshire into a guest house in order to increase the family budget.
Produced by HUGH STEWART
Broadcast on January 2. 1965


Unknown: Anthony Kimmins
Unknown: Brian Miller
Unknown: Evelyn Laye
Unknown: Sydney Taner
Unknown: William Sylvester
Produced By: Hugh Stewart
Cpl. Sydney Green: Sydney Tafler
Pte Biddy O'Hara: Rosalind Shanks
Pte Suzie Tidmarsh: Elizabeth Morgan
Lady Fitzadam: Evelyn Laye
Major-General Sir Hamish Fitz adam, K B E , C B D S O: Ross Hutchinson
Pte Albert Huggins: David Bird
Pte Willie Maltravers: Peter Marinker
Sam Goulansky: John Brandon
Larry Hoffman: William Sylvester
The Prawn: William Fox

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

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