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22 June 1968 (UK) See more »
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Ray Cusick 1928 – 2013
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Cast

 (Series Cast [18])

Alastair Sim ... Amos Starkadder (3 episodes, 1968)
Fay Compton ... Aunt Ada Doom (Starkadder) (3 episodes, 1968)
Sarah Badel ... Flora Poste (3 episodes, 1968)
Rosalie Crutchley ... Judith Starkadder (3 episodes, 1968)

Brian Blessed ... Reuben Starkadder (3 episodes, 1968)

Peter Egan ... Seth Starkadder (3 episodes, 1968)
Billy Russell ... Adam Lambsbreath (3 episodes, 1968)
Hazel Coppen ... Mrs. Agony Beetle (3 episodes, 1968)
Sharon Gurney ... Elfine Starkadder (3 episodes, 1968)
Sheila Grant ... Rennett Starkadder (3 episodes, 1968)
John Golightly ... Charles Fairford (3 episodes, 1968)
Charlotte Howard ... Meriam (3 episodes, 1968)
Joan Bakewell ... Narrator (3 episodes, 1968)

Freddie Jones ... Urk / ... (2 episodes, 1968)

Aubrey Morris ... Mr. Mybug (2 episodes, 1968)

Timothy Carlton ... Richard Hawk-Monitor (2 episodes, 1968)
John Baker ... Ezra (2 episodes, 1968)
Jonathan Bilson ... Harkaway (2 episodes, 1968)

Series Directed by
Peter Hammond (3 episodes, 1968)
 
Series Writing credits
Stella Gibbons (3 episodes, 1968)
David Turner (3 episodes, 1968)

Series Produced by
David Conroy .... producer (3 episodes, 1968)
 
Series Cinematography by
Peter Hall (3 episodes, 1968)
 
Series Film Editing by
Bill Huthert (3 episodes, 1968)
 
Series Production Design by
Raymond Cusick (3 episodes, 1968)
 
Series Costume Design by
June Wilson (3 episodes, 1968)
 
Series Makeup Department
Cherry Alston .... makeup designer (3 episodes, 1968)
 
Series Sound Department
John Staple .... sound (3 episodes, 1968)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Eric Monk .... lighting technician (3 episodes, 1968)
 
Series Other crew
Lennox Phillips .... script editor (3 episodes, 1968)
 

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150 min
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Version of Cold Comfort Farm (1995) (TV)See more »

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4 out of 18 people found the following review useful.
Avoid this awful TV version, 29 October 2001
Author: notmicro from Seattle

See the wonderful 1995 movie version instead! I'm a big fan of British comedy and drama, and of the early 1970's Masterpiece Theater series that ran on PBS. However this early TV version is an absolute train-wreck of a production; everything about it is really bad. Those involved seem to have been watching too many Fellini films and seen too many stage productions of Marat/Sade, and thought it would be a fun idea to try incorporating a similar approach here. The result is a bizarre and amusingly unwatchable mess.

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