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Ripping Yarns (TV Series 1976–1979) Poster

(1976–1979)

Full Cast & Crew

Series Directed by 

Jim Franklin ... (5 episodes, 1976-1979)
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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 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 ...
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 Bear / ... 1 episode, 1976
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 Lady Chiddingfold 1 episode, 1977
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 Kevin's mother 1 episode, 1977
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 Mrs. Otway 1 episode, 1979
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 Mrs. Ottershaw 1 episode, 1979
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 Lord Bartlesham 1 episode, 1979
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 Mr. Olthwaite 1 episode, 1977
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 Dr. Farson 1 episode, 1977
Tenniel Evans ...
 Kevin's father 1 episode, 1977
Don Henderson ...
 Sgt. Major 1 episode, 1977
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 Colonel Harcourt Badger Owen 1 episode, 1977
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 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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Keith Smith ...
 Captain Merson 1 episode, 1977
Eileen Way ...
 Old woman 1 episode, 1977
Roger Brierley ...
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 Mr. Girton 1 episode, 1979
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 Chairman 1 episode, 1979
John Wentworth ...
 Chaplain 1 episode, 1976
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 Manners 1 episode, 1977
John Louis Mansi ...
 1st native 1 episode, 1977
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 Grosvenor 1 episode, 1977
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 Mrs. Bag 1 episode, 1977
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 Colonel Runciman 1 episode, 1979
David Leland ...
 Football Manager 1 episode, 1979
Sarah Grazebrook ...
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Julian Hough ...
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 Mr. Bag 1 episode, 1977
Nigel Rhodes ...
 Young Kevin 1 episode, 1977
John Berlyne ...
 Barnstoneworth 1 episode, 1979
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 Miranda 1 episode, 1979
Jack May ...
 General Chapman 1 episode, 1979
Chai Lee ...
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 ...
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 Major Daintry 1 episode, 1979
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Gerald Sim ...
 Lord Raglan 1 episode, 1979
Terrance Denville ...
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 Lady Agatha 1 episode, 1977
Alan Leith ...
 Corporal 1 episode, 1977
Roland MacLeod ...
Roger Sloman ...
 'Baldy' Davitt 1 episode, 1979
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 Old Lady (Lotte) 1 episode, 1979
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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
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 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 ...
Brian Nolan ...
 2nd Private 1 episode, 1977
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 2nd Footballer 1 episode, 1979
David Warwick ...
 Captain Cooper 1 episode, 1979
Philip Graham ...
Clifford Kershaw ...
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 3rd Footballer 1 episode, 1979
Anthony Woodruff ...
 Portly Man 1 episode, 1979
James Charles ...
 Walcott 1 episode, 1977
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 1st Pressman 1 episode, 1977
Roy Sampson ...
 Army Captain 1 episode, 1979
Ken Shorter ...
 1st Mutinous Officer 1 episode, 1979
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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 ...
Marcelle Samett ...
 Boy's Mother 1 episode, 1977
Patrick Bailey ...
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
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 Man in Social Club 1 episode, 1979
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 Man at Gum Factory 1 episode, 1979
Burt Brooks ...
 Man at Gum Factory 1 episode, 1979
Charles Marcelle ...
 Shepherd 1 episode, 1979
Arthur Fortune ...
Gillian McClements ...
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 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
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
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
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 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
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 Double for Uncle Jack / ... (uncredited) 1 episode, 1977
Tom O'Leary ...
 Pallbearer (uncredited) 1 episode, 1977
Ross Parker ...
 Policeman (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

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 ... (uncredited) (1 episode, 1979)
André Jacquemin ... (uncredited) (1 episode, 1979)
Trevor Jones ... (uncredited) (1 episode, 1979)

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 (3 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 

Stuart Fell ... stunts (2 episodes, 1977-1979)
Marc Boyle ... stunts (1 episode, 1977)
Jim Dowdall ... stunts (1 episode, 1977)
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 / conductor (1 episode, 1979)
William Walton ... composer: theme music "Fanfare from Facade Suite No.1" (uncredited) (9 episodes, 1976-1979)

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)
Jim Delany ... double: Frank Middlemass (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
Shirley English ... double: Ann Zelda (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
Derek Hunt ... double: Michael Palin (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
Mike Mungarvan ... double: Michael Palin (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
Michael Moore ... Double for Lord Bartlesham (uncredited) (1 episode, 1979)

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