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The Company of Five 

The same five actors and actresses appeared each week in this London Weekend Television anthology series for ITV.

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1968  

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 Christopher Gritter / ... 6 episodes, 1968
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 Anna / ... 6 episodes, 1968
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 Ada Gritter / ... 5 episodes, 1968
Ray Smith ...
 Arthur Gifford / ... 5 episodes, 1968
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 James / ... 4 episodes, 1968
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The same five actors and actresses appeared each week in this London Weekend Television anthology series for ITV.

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