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Ripping Yarns (TV Series 1976–1979) Poster

(1976–1979)

Full Cast & Crew

Series Directed by 

Jim Franklin ... (3 episodes, 1977-1979)
Terry Hughes ... (2 episodes, 1977)
Alan J.W. Bell ... (2 episodes, 1979)

Series Writing Credits  

Terry Jones ... (9 episodes, 1976-1979)
Michael Palin ... (9 episodes, 1976-1979)

Series Cast  

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 Bank Manager / ... (9 episodes, 1976-1979)
Charles McKeown ...
 2nd native / ... (4 episodes, 1977-1979)
Barbara New ...
 Jehovah's Witnesses / ... (2 episodes, 1977)
David Griffin ...
 Attenborough / ... (2 episodes, 1977-1979)
Michael Stainton ...
 Ship's stoker / ... (2 episodes, 1977-1979)
Peter Graham ...
 Boy / ... (2 episodes, 1977-1979)
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 Bear / ... (1 episode, 1976)
Isabel Dean ...
 Lady Chiddingfold (1 episode, 1977)
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 Mr. Gregory (1 episode, 1977)
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 Vogel (1 episode, 1977)
Hilary Mason ...
 Kevin's mother (1 episode, 1977)
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 Mrs. Otway (1 episode, 1979)
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 Mrs. Ottershaw (1 episode, 1979)
Richard Vernon ...
 Lord Bartlesham (1 episode, 1979)
Gwen Watford ...
 Mummy (1 episode, 1976)
John Barrett ...
 Mr. Olthwaite (1 episode, 1977)
Iain Cuthbertson ...
 Dr. Farson (1 episode, 1977)
Tenniel Evans ...
 Kevin's father (1 episode, 1977)
Don Henderson ...
 Sgt. Major (1 episode, 1977)
John Phillips ...
 Colonel Harcourt Badger Owen (1 episode, 1977)
Anthony Carrick ...
 Admiral Jefferson (1 episode, 1979)
Bill Fraser ...
 Mr. Foggen (1 episode, 1979)
Joan Sanderson ...
 Lady Bartlesham (1 episode, 1979)
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 Grayson (1 episode, 1976)
Anita Carey ...
 Irene Olthwaite (1 episode, 1977)
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 Nicholson (1 episode, 1977)
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 Father (1 episode, 1977)
Keith Smith ...
 Captain Merson (1 episode, 1977)
Eileen Way ...
 Old woman (1 episode, 1977)
Roger Brierley ...
 Hopper (1 episode, 1979)
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 Mr. Girton (1 episode, 1979)
Teddy Turner ...
 Chairman (1 episode, 1979)
John Wentworth ...
 Chaplain (1 episode, 1976)
Harold Innocent ...
 Manners (1 episode, 1977)
Louis Mansi ...
 1st native (1 episode, 1977)
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 Grosvenor (1 episode, 1977)
Liz Smith ...
 Mrs. Bag (1 episode, 1977)
Richard Hurndall ...
 Carne (1 episode, 1979)
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 Colonel Runciman (1 episode, 1979)
David Leland ...
 Football Manager (1 episode, 1979)
Sarah Grazebrook ...
 Maid (1 episode, 1976)
Candace Glendenning ...
 Dora (1 episode, 1977)
Julian Hough ...
 Biolek (1 episode, 1977)
Reg Lye ...
 Mr. Bag (1 episode, 1977)
Nigel Rhodes ...
 Young Kevin (1 episode, 1977)
John Berlyne ...
 Barnstoneworth (1 episode, 1979)
Jan Francis ...
 Miranda (1 episode, 1979)
Jack May ...
 General Chapman (1 episode, 1979)
Chai Lee ...
 Suki (1 episode, 1976)
David English ...
 2nd Guard (1 episode, 1977)
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 Chief Petty Officer Russell (1 episode, 1977)
Petra Markham ...
 Enid Bag (1 episode, 1977)
John White ...
 3rd native (1 episode, 1977)
Ann Zelda ...
 Ruth (1 episode, 1977)
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 Major Daintry (1 episode, 1979)
Ken Kitson ...
 Cyril (1 episode, 1979)
Gerald Sim ...
 Lord Raglan (1 episode, 1979)
Terrance Denville ...
 Man (1 episode, 1976)
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 Lady Agatha (1 episode, 1977)
Alan Leith ...
 Corporal (1 episode, 1977)
Roland MacLeod ...
 Dusty (1 episode, 1977)
Roger Sloman ...
 'Baldy' Davitt (1 episode, 1979)
Ann Way ...
 Old Lady (Lotte) (1 episode, 1979)
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 Robber (1 episode, 1977)
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 Sgt. Major Errol (1 episode, 1977)
Gilly Flower ...
 Jehovah's Witnesses (1 episode, 1977)
Kevin Moran ...
 1st Private (1 episode, 1977)
David Ellison ...
 1st Footballer (1 episode, 1979)
Michael Sharvell-Martin ...
 Smooth German (1 episode, 1979)
Roger Avon ...
 Chauffeur (1 episode, 1977)
Vanessa Furse ...
 Ship's Engineer (1 episode, 1977)
Hugh Janes ...
 Carter (1 episode, 1977)
Brian Nolan ...
 2nd Private (1 episode, 1977)
Colin Bennett ...
 2nd Footballer (1 episode, 1979)
David Warwick ...
 Captain Cooper (1 episode, 1979)
Philip Graham ...
 Ginger (1 episode, 1977)
Clifford Kershaw ...
 Mayor (1 episode, 1977)
Matthew Scurfield ...
 3rd Footballer (1 episode, 1979)
Anthony Woodruff ...
 Portly Man (1 episode, 1979)
James Charles ...
 Walcott (1 episode, 1977)
Norman Mitchell ...
 1st Pressman (1 episode, 1977)
Roy Sampson ...
 Army Captain (1 episode, 1979)
Ken Shorter ...
 1st Mutinous Officer (1 episode, 1979)
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 Bo Bo (1 episode, 1977)
Anthony Smee ...
 2nd Pressman (1 episode, 1977)
Phillip Clayton-Gore ...
 Another Eddie (1 episode, 1979)
Douglas Hinton ...
 2nd Mutinous Officer (1 episode, 1979)
Pat Taylor ...
 Mrs Foggen (1 episode, 1979)
David Machin ...
 Tosh (1 episode, 1977)
Marcelle Samett ...
 Boy's Mother (1 episode, 1977)
Patrick Bailey ...
 Vinney (1 episode, 1979)
Dorothy Frere ...
 Housemaid (1 episode, 1979)
Margot Lawson ...
 Chairman's Wife (1 episode, 1979)
Ronald Fletcher ...
 Narrator (1 episode, 1977)
Steve Conway ...
 Meat Porter (1 episode, 1979)
Tom Harrison ...
 Man in Social Club (1 episode, 1979)
Danny O'Dea ...
 Man at Gum Factory (1 episode, 1979)
Burt Brooks ...
 Man at Gum Factory (1 episode, 1979)
Charles Marcelle ...
 Shepherd (1 episode, 1979)
Arthur Fortune ...
 Porter (1 episode, 1979)
Gillian McClements ...
 Nurse (1 episode, 1979)
Dickie Arnold ...
 Man in Wheelchair (1 episode, 1979)
Saltaire Football Club Members of Salts ...
 Themselves (1 episode, 1979)
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 a Passer-by (1 episode, 1979)
Robert Smythe ...
 Double / ... (uncredited) (2 episodes, 1977)
Paul Barton ...
 Nude Man (uncredited) (1 episode, 1976)
Gerry Cook ...
 Boy (uncredited) (1 episode, 1976)
Alf Coster ...
 Nude Man (uncredited) (1 episode, 1976)
Lindsay Dunn ...
 Heavy (uncredited) (1 episode, 1976)
Mark Dunn ...
 Heavy (uncredited) (1 episode, 1976)
Nicholas Dunn ...
 Boy (uncredited) (1 episode, 1976)
Lorence Ferdinand ...
 Nude Man (uncredited) (1 episode, 1976)
Raymond George ...
 Nude Man (uncredited) (1 episode, 1976)
Kennaley Hoyle ...
 Boy (uncredited) (1 episode, 1976)
Paul Kirby ...
 Nude Man (uncredited) (1 episode, 1976)
Colin Ravon ...
 Boy (uncredited) (1 episode, 1976)
Mike Reynell ...
 Master (uncredited) (1 episode, 1976)
P. Richards Holder ...
 Boy (uncredited) (1 episode, 1976)
Geoff Stevens ...
 Boy (uncredited) (1 episode, 1976)
Jeff Stevenson ...
 Student (uncredited) (1 episode, 1976)
Mark Taylor ...
 Father (uncredited) (1 episode, 1976)
Roald Amundsen ...
 Himself (archive footage) (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
Bob Babenia ...
 Native Leader (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
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 Bearer (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
John Brown ...
 Village Workman (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
Alan Clarke ...
 Journalist (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
Dennis Costello ...
 Vicar (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
Olive Costello ...
 Middle Aged Lady (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
Barbara Crundell ...
 Lady 2 (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
Jim Delaney ...
 Double for Father (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
Percy Edwards ...
 Frog Noises (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
Shirley English ...
 Double for Ruth (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
Stuart Fell ...
 Stunt Double for Charles (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
Buzz Ford ...
 Village Workman (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
Walter Gee ...
 Village Workman (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
William Gossling ...
 Pallbearer (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
D. Gough ...
 Guard on Truck (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
Ronald Gough ...
 Lab Assistant (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
Dick Graham ...
 Narration (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
James Haswell ...
 Pallbearer (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
T. Hooper ...
 Truck Driver (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
Paul Howlett ...
 Pallbearer (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
Derek Hunt ...
 Double for Hugo (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
Diana Hutchinson ...
 Young Agatha (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
Karen Jeffrey ...
 Kevin's Sister (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
Linzi Jennings ...
 Schoolgirl (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
M. Kelly ...
 Jenkinson (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
Dave Lolly ...
 Policeman (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
Peter Mann ...
 Kommandant (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
Richard Martin ...
 Smudger (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
John McKerns ...
 Policeman (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
Mike Mungarvan ...
 Double for Uncle Jack / ... (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
Tom O'Leary ...
 Pallbearer (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
Ross Parker ...
 Policeman (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
Robert Peary ...
 Himself (archive footage) (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
Monika Ringwald ...
 Bearer (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
Terry Sartain ...
 Lab Assistant (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
Paul Satvendar ...
 Tennis Fan (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
Nigel Skeet ...
 Archie Tucker (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
Holly Ann Smith ...
 RSM's Girlfriend (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
Chris St Peters ...
 Village Workman (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
Sumane ...
 Girl in Undergrowth (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
Jason West ...
 Journalist (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
Willow ...
 Schoolgirl (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
Marta Gillot ...
 Miranda's Servant (uncredited) (1 episode, 1979)
Kenneth Hastwell ...
 Gravedigger (uncredited) (1 episode, 1979)
Michael Moore ...
 Double for Lord Bartlesham (uncredited) (1 episode, 1979)
Jo Peters ...
 Mrs. Partington (uncredited) (1 episode, 1979)
Gus Roy ...
 Assistant Butler (uncredited) (1 episode, 1979)
Rex Taylor ...
 Butler (uncredited) (1 episode, 1979)
Reg Woods ...
 Assistant Butler (uncredited) (1 episode, 1979)
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Series Produced by 

Sydney Lotterby ... executive producer (2 episodes, 1979)
Terry Hughes ... producer (1 episode, 1976)
Jim Franklin ... producer (1 episode, 1977)

Series Music by 

Dave Howman ... (unknown episodes)
André Jacquemin ... (unknown episodes)
Trevor Jones ... (unknown episodes)

Series Film Editing by 

John Jarvis ... (4 episodes, 1977-1979)
Ray Millichope ... (3 episodes, 1976-1977)
Glenn Hyde ... (1 episode, 1979)

Series Production Design by 

Martin Collins ... (3 episodes, 1976-1977)
Gerry Scott ... (2 episodes, 1979)
John Stout ... (1 episode, 1977)
Nigel Curzon ... (1 episode, 1979)

Series Costume Design by 

Barbara Lane ... (2 episodes, 1977)
Robin Stubbs ... (2 episodes, 1977)
Roger Reece ... (2 episodes, 1979)
Odette Barrow ... (1 episode, 1976)

Series Makeup Department 

Jean Speak ... makeup artist (5 episodes, 1977)
Sue Bide ... makeup artist (2 episodes, 1977)
Jill Hagger ... makeup artist (2 episodes, 1979)
Jacqui Fitzmaurice ... makeup artist (1 episode, 1976)
Cecile Hay-Arthur ... makeup artist (1 episode, 1979)

Series Art Department 

Ian Hewett ... graphic designer / graphics designer (3 episodes, 1977-1979)
John Stout ... design (2 episodes, 1977)

Series Sound Department 

Ron Edmonds ... dubbing mixer (5 episodes, 1977-1979)
Ron Blight ... sound recordist / film recordist / sound (4 episodes, 1976-1979)
Bryan Showell ... sound recordist (4 episodes, 1977)
Michael McCarthy ... sound (1 episode, 1976)
Peter Claridge ... dubbing mixer (1 episode, 1977)
Brian Watkins ... dubbing mixer (1 episode, 1977)
Alan Dykes ... dubbing mixer (1 episode, 1979)
Ron Pegler ... sound (1 episode, 1979)
Bob Roberts ... sound recordist (1 episode, 1979)

Series Visual Effects by 

John Horton ... visual effects (4 episodes, 1977-1979)
Ian Scoones ... visual effects (1 episode, 1977)

Series Stunts 

Marc Boyle ... stunts (1 episode, 1977)
Jim Dowdall ... stunts (1 episode, 1977)
Stuart Fell ... stunts (1 episode, 1979)
Roberta Gibbs ... stunts (1 episode, 1979)

Series Camera and Electrical Department 

Peter Hall ... film cameraman (6 episodes, 1976-1977)
Mike Radford ... photography (2 episodes, 1979)
Alan Stevens ... photography (2 episodes, 1979)
Duncan Brown ... lighting (1 episode, 1976)
Reg Pope ... lighting cameraman (1 episode, 1979)

Series Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Barbara Lane ... costumes (1 episode, 1977)
Lynda Woodfield ... costumes (1 episode, 1977)
Valerie Bonner ... costumes (1 episode, 1979)

Series Editorial Department 

Dan Rae ... film editor (1 episode, 1979)

Series Music Department 

Dave Howman ... arranger: incidental music (1 episode, 1979)
André Jacquemin ... arranger: incidental music (1 episode, 1979)
Trevor Jones ... arranger: incidental music (1 episode, 1979)

Series Other crew 

John Adams ... production assistant (3 episodes, 1976-1979)
Eddie Stuart ... production assistant (3 episodes, 1977)
Marcus Plantin ... production assistant (2 episodes, 1977)
Carol Abbott ... director's assistant (2 episodes, 1979)
Sue Bennett-Urwin ... production assistant (2 episodes, 1979)
Peter Lovell ... production assistant (1 episode, 1979)

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