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by Victor Canning.
Richard Griffiths stars as Edgar Finchley , the shy solicitor's clerk who has now returned to London from his first trip to 1930s Paris. Narrated by James Villiers. In the last episode, Mr
Finchley upstages a ham and demands a decision, while Robert goes home.
Adapted by Andy and Eric Merriman


Victor Canning.
Richard Griffiths
Edgar Finchley
James Villiers.
Eric Merriman
Mrs Crantell:
Anna Cropper
Mr Hammerton:
Nicky Henson
Robert Gilkspie:
James Cohen
Esmond Lockwood:
Edward de Souza
Mr Sprake:
James Grout
Richard Ridings
Lanky Harris:
Alex Arkell

Brian Hayes hosts a lively phone-in on an important question of the day.
Join in by phoning him on [number removed]. Producers Anne Freeman and Jennifer Teague
LINES OPEN from 6.00pm


Brian Hayes
Anne Freeman
Jennifer Teague

Dame Thora Hird explores the subject of romance in the 1950s through the memories of those who were dating and dancing at that time. From samba and skiffle to jazz and rock 'n' roll, the music weaves a story: "War is over, we've money to spend, no more dried egg, let's celebrate ... let's fall in love!"
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Dame Thora Hird

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