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Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

British comedy about a gang of crooks who mess up every robbery they attempt and decide to try their hand at kidnapping instead. Starring Terry Thomas. Show more

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Billy Gordon:
Terry-Thomas
Fingers:
George Cole
Whisper:
Joe Melia
Charmaine:
Vera Day
Secretary:
Delphi Lawrence
Magistrate:
John Le Mesurier
Solicitor:
Sydney Tafler
Tommy Weston:
Nicholas Parsons
Fire Policeman:
Terry Scott
Director:
Mario Zampi
Producer:
Mario Zampi

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Duration: 1 hour, 26 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

An impoverished man (Norman Wisdom) makes an unlikely bet to raise money to buy a gift for his secret love. As his fortune turns, a series of slapstick misunderstandings ensues. Show more

Contributors

Richard Lumb:
Leslie Phillips
Miss Daviot:
Delphi Lawrence
Mr Stoneway:
Edward Chapman
Mrs Hackett:
Marjorie Rhodes
Phoebe:
Joan Sims
Cranley:
Michael Ward
Man in Cinema:
Felix Felton
Producer:
Hugh Stewart

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