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Compact: Stranded


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A series by Hazel Adair and Peter Ling.

Iris receives a cheque. Bruce and Celia make an expedition with an unexpected ending.


Series creator: Hazel Adair
Series creator: Peter Ling
Script: Bob Stuart
Designer: Susan Spence
Costume supervisor: Ena Nickalls
Producer: Morris Barry
Director: John Gorrie
Nurse: Penelope Lee
Geoffrey: Edward Evans
Alison: Betty Cooper
Edmund Bruce: Robert Flemyng
Miss Fraser: Christine Lindsay
Iris: Louise Dunn
Alan: Basil Moss
Adrian: Robert Desmond
Terry: Jimmy Ray
Stan: Johnny Wade
Camilla: Carmen Silvera
David: Vincent Ball
Ben: Bill Kerr
Newcastle Pope: James Cossins
Gussie: Frances Bennett
Mark: Gareth Davies
Celia: Rachel Gurney
Alice: June Monkhouse
Mitch: Diana Beevers
Barry: Robin Hawdon
Fred Metcalfe: Robert Arnold
Mrs Metcalfe: Daphne Heard

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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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