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Pinwright's Progress


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Written by Rodney Hobson.
Cast includes James Hayter, Clarence Wright, Doris Palmer, Daphne Maddox, Jill Christie, Charlie Irwin, Sam Hinton.

J. Pinwright is the proprietor of the smallest multiple store in the world, and viewers will have a fortnightly chance to see his progress from disaster to disaster. He has a pretty daughter and a hated rival, and his difficulties are increased by his staff's efforts to be helpful. Now take another look at the authors' names and don't expect the show to be too serious


Writer: Rodney Hobson
Editor: Ted Kavanagh
Producer: John Glyn-Jones
Mr. J. Pinwright: James Hayter
Aubrey: Clarence Wright
Mrs. Sigsbee: Doris Palmer
Miss Peabody: Daphne Maddox
Mr. Pinwright's Daughter: Jill Christie
Salesman: Charlie Irwin
[Actor]: Sam Hinton

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