1955 called up into R.A.F. a group of young men find it hard to cope,especially with a corporal who is unhappy and takes it out on them.
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Tony Selby ...
 Cpl. Percy Marsh (34 episodes, 1975-1978)
David Janson ...
 Ken Richardson (34 episodes, 1975-1978)
Gerard Ryder ...
 Matthew Lilley (34 episodes, 1975-1978)
Brian Pettifer ...
 Bruce Leckie (34 episodes, 1975-1978)
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 Jakey Smith (27 episodes, 1975-1977)
Lori Wells ...
 Alice Marsh (22 episodes, 1975-1978)
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1955 called up into R.A.F. a group of young men find it hard to cope,especially with a corporal who is unhappy and takes it out on them.

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9 January 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

The nation should be re-exposed to the world of Corporal Marsh. I cannot believe some of the so rubbish that can be bought today masquerading as comedy. This is a genuine comedy from the days when comedy was funny. The marching chant of 'Corporal Marsh is very nice' in series 1 is a TV small classic moment and this programme has a number of classic moments. Please release this on DVD or re-run it again on TV so that we all can enjoy such a moment. There is not a weak episode or series and the characters are strong throughout. The relationship between Percy and Alice was worthy of a spin off series. This is possibly the writers best work although I am sure that others will argue otherwise.


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