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' Christopher Cobber tries to be Clever' : a story by Kitty Styles , told by David Davis
5.15 'The Box of Delights'
Last episode of the story by John Masefield , adapted as a serial play by Robert Holland and John Keir Cross
6—' The End of it All '
Production by Josephine Plummer


Story By: Kitty Styles
Told By: David Davis
Story By: John Masefield
Play By: Robert Holland
Unknown: John Keir Cross
Production By: Josephine Plummer
Kay Harker: David Page
Abner Brown: Robert Farquharson
Cole Hawlings: Carleton Hobbs
Thomson: Arthur Bush
Sylvia Pouncer: Gladys Young
Chubby Man: Wilfred Babbage
Inspector: Dick Francis
Maria Jones: Dorothy Gordon
Jemima Jones: Audrey Blair
Peter Jones: David Spenser
Narrator: Norman Shelley

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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.

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