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Compact: On, Comet! On, Cupid! On, Donner and Blitzen!


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A series by Hazel Adair and Peter Ling.

Camilla comes to a firm decision-and Ian receives a strange warning.


Series creator: Hazel Adair
Series creator: Peter Ling
Script: Bob Stuart
Script editor: Donald Tosh
Designer: Christopher Robilliard
Producer: Morris Barry
Director: Gerald Blake
Tessa: Bridget Armstrong
David: Vincent Ball
Alan: Basil Moss
Adrian: Robert Desmond
Bridget: Gaynor Lord
Gussie: Frances Bennett
Ian: Ronald Allen
Mrs. Chater: Beryl Cooke
Mrs. Stenton: June Wyndham Davies
Ludovic Windsor: Johnson Bayly
Vivian Courtenay: Frederick Peisley
Doug: Lawrence James
Mike: Len Jones
Ben: Bill Kerr
Stan: Johnny Wade
Joyce MacNamara: Marigold Sharman
Camilla: Carmen Silvera
Emma Lawrence: Janet McIntire
Himself: Sam

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Compact: On, Comet! On, Cupid! On, Donner and Blitzen!

BBC One London, 11 December 1964 19.30

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