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by John Gould
A story in four episodes
[Starring] Paul Daneman, Julian Glover

Travel agent Donald Barry specialises in trips behind the Iron Curtain: and that's no accident...


John Gould
Devised by:
Robert Barr
Margaret Peacock
Morris Barry
Terence Williams
Det-Insp Williams:
Eric McCaine
DC Coles:
Bryan Stanion
Donald Barry:
Neil McCallum
Cmdr Anderson:
Julian Glover
Lt Saunders:
Prentis Hancock
Cmdr Ryan:
Paul Daneman
Susan Barry:
Sylvia Kay

Adapted by David Climie from "The General Danced at Dawn" by George Macdonald Fraser.


George MacDonald Fraser
Adapted by:
David Climie
Technical and Military Adviser:
Mike Chappell
Pipe music arranged and played by:
George Alexander
Paul Joel
Michael Mills
Lt MacNeill:
John Standing
Pte McAuslan:
Freddie Earlle
Jack Watson
Moray Watson
Col Gordon:
Allan Cuthbertson
The Adjutant:
Ben Aris
Maj Chisholm:
Andrew Downie
Sgt of the Guard:
Jay Neill
Cpl of the Guard:
Stephen Temperly
Pte MacFarlane:
Kevin Moran
Pte MacDonald:
Christopher Holmes
Pte Hobbs:
Clive Woodward
Pte Fraser:
Ricky Newby
Pte Grant:
Ben Gaule
The Duchess:
Pauline Crow
The Duke:
George C Robb

TV's top reporters close in on the most interesting topics of the day Michael Charlton, Nicholas Harman, Alan Hart, Richard Kershaw, Julian Pettifer



Michael Charlton
Nicholas Harman
Alan Hart
Richard Kershaw
Julian Pettifer
Assistant Editor:
David Harrison
Frank Smith

by Jack Gerson
Starring Christopher Cazenove
The Cotswold Regiment prepares for embarkation to South Africa. The officers will leave 'their ladies'; the NCOS, 'their wives'; and other ranks 'their women'. For some, parting will be difficult - but for others...


Writer/Series originated by:
Jack Gerson
Series originated by:
Nick McCarty
Script Editor:
Geoffrey Tetlow
Barry Newbery
William Slater
George Spenton-Foster
Lt Richard Gaunt:
Christopher Cazenove
Lt Jeffrey Sissons:
Roy Herrick
Capt Alfred Slingsby:
Denis Lill
Lt-Col Cooke:
Peter Myers
Pte Flack:
David Troughton
Pte Freeman:
Scott Fredericks
Cpl Sullivan:
Rio Fanning
Pte Harris:
Drewe Henley
Gerald Hope:
David Collings
Charlotte Gaunt:
Wendy Allnutt
Rose Harris:
Mavis Taylor
Meg Sullivan:
Jacqueline Ellis
Hon Alice Gaunt:
Wendy Williams

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