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Love on a Branch Line


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Four-part comedy drama based on the novel by John Hadfield , showingthisweek. Starring Michael Maloney , Leslie Phillips Yes Sir, That's My Baby. A Whitehall civil servant is sentto assess the work of a long-forgotten ministry department.
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Novel By: John Hadfield
Unknown: Michael Maloney
Unknown: Leslie Phillips
Written By: David Nobbs
Jasper Pye: Michael Maloney
Lord Flamborough: Leslie Phillips
Lady Flamborough: Maria Aitken
Professor Pollux: Graham Crowden
Deidre: Emma Bernard
Mrs Pye: Jennifer Peircey
MarkFairweather: Peter Blythe
Miss Tidy: Gillian Raine
Belinda: Abigail Cruttenden
Matilda: Charlotte Williams
Chloe: Cathryn Harrison
Quirk: Stephen Moore
Miss Mounsey: Amanda Root
Lionel Virley: David Haig
Mr Jones: Joe Melia

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