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Sidney James ...
Sidney Balmoral James (as Sid James)
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Terence Alexander ...
John
Basil Beale
James Bulloch
Peggy Ann Clifford ...
Patricia
Pat Coombs ...
Matilda
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Cameron Hall
Graham Leaman
Evelyn Lund
Patrick Milner
Gordon Phillott ...
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Manville Tarrant
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7 October 1957 (UK)  »

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Much appreciated by Audience
7 January 2007 | by (Leeds,England) – See all my reviews

This was the very first situation comedy episode I ever saw on Television and having heard only radio comedies until that time what struck me was that the audience seemed far more involved so there was advantage in seeing people acting and supported by scenery instead of reading from scripts.My memory is that it was some play on "And Then There Was None" and everyone was able to play a ruse by pretending to be dead to get Hancock and James to go away.I wonder if Paul Merton should have had a go at this one when he was reworking old Galton and Simpson scripts.It was with sadness that I learned that the film had not survived. Galton and Simpson were working with a new medium and I hope their scripts will be re-examined.


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