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The British Film: The Black Sheep of Whitehall


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starring Will Hay
John Mills
Basil Sydney
Professor William Davis is the principal of the Harrow
Correspondence College which boasts only one pupil, Bobby Jessop - and even he refuses to pay his school fees. With the arrival of the bailiffs however, Davis decides it's time for his pupil to pay up, confronting him at his place of work.
But Bobby has more important things on his mind, especially with the imminent arrival of an economics expert whose name just happens to be Professor Davys ...
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Unknown: Professor William Davis
Unknown: Bobby Jessop
Unknown: Angus MacPhail
Produced By: Michael Balcon
Directed By: Will Hay
Directed By: Basil Dearden
Professor Davis: Will Hay
Bobby: John Mills
Costello: Basil Sydney
Professor Davys: Henry Hewitt
Crabtree: Felix Aylmer
Harman: Owen Reynolds
Innsbach: Frank Cellier
Sir John: Joss Ambler
Onslowe: Frank Allenby
Joyce: Thora Hird

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The British Film: The Black Sheep of Whitehall

BBC One London, 26 November 1987 14.35

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