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A visit to the Custom House Stadium, West Ham, to see part of this evening's anniversary Cup Match. Eric Chitty (West Ham Captain), and Ron Johnson (New Cross Captain), compete in a special match race over two laps from a flying start.

Contributors

Rider:
Eric Chitty
Rider:
Ron Johnson
Commentator:
Peter Dimmock
Presented for television by:
Keith Rogers

A comic opera by A. P. Herbert with music by Alfred Reynolds.
Adapted for television and produced by Desmond Davis.
The action takes place in the bar and garden of the 'Old Black Horse Inn' and on the racecourse and Downs at Epsom on the day before Derby day, on Derby day and the day after.

Contributors

Writer:
A. P. Herbert
Music:
Alfred Reynolds
Adapted for television and produced by:
Desmond Davis
Prologue spoken by:
Sir Alan Herbert
Settings designer:
James Bould
Dances arranger:
Donald Journeaux
Musical director:
Alfred Reynolds
Associate Musical Director:
William Cox-Ife
Bert Bones, a tipster:
Alan Reid
John Bitter, landlord of the 'Old Black Horse':
George Baker
Rose, a barmaid:
Beverley Wright
Mrs. Bones, mother of Bert:
Vi Stevens
Sir Horace Waters, J. P., a race-horse owner:
Gavin Gordon
Lady Waters, his wife:
Christina Homiman
Eddy, their son:
Dennis Bowen
Nick Noddle, a jockey:
Victor Woolf
Costers, cockneys, race-goers,policemen and customers of the 'Old Black Horse':
Vera Faldo
Costers, cockneys, race-goers,policemen and customers of the 'Old Black Horse':
Christine Lindsay
Costers, cockneys, race-goers,policemen and customers of the 'Old Black Horse':
Pauline Stewart
Costers, cockneys, race-goers,policemen and customers of the 'Old Black Horse':
Theresa Taylor
Costers, cockneys, race-goers,policemen and customers of the 'Old Black Horse':
Ross Alexander
Costers, cockneys, race-goers,policemen and customers of the 'Old Black Horse':
George Armitage
Costers, cockneys, race-goers,policemen and customers of the 'Old Black Horse':
Archie Baker
Costers, cockneys, race-goers,policemen and customers of the 'Old Black Horse':
John Clifford
Costers, cockneys, race-goers,policemen and customers of the 'Old Black Horse':
Wilfred Johns

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