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"Shoestring" The Farmer Had a Wife (1980)

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William Hood (writer)
Richard Harris (creator) ...
TV Series:
Original Air Date:
2 November 1980 (Season 2, Episode 5)
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 (Episode Cast) (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)

Trevor Eve ... Eddie Shoestring

Michael Medwin ... Don Satchley

Doran Godwin ... Erica Bayliss
Liz Crowther ... Sonia
Ronald Hines ... David Mortimer
Gary Watson ... Christopher Knightley
Yvonne Gilan ... Rosemary Mortimer
Gay Hamilton ... Claire Wilson

Ann Way ... Mrs. Atwell
Mollie Maureen ... Mother Superior
Pam St. Clement ... Gladys Robinson
Kevin Brennan ... Hong Kong Herbert
Natalie Szyszko ... Mary Clarke

Daniel Day-Lewis ... DJ
Cyril Cross ... Mr. Sage

John Kidd ... Magistrate
Charles Pemberton ... Court Officer
David Millett ... Police Sergeant (as David Millet)
Trevor Nichols ... Police Constable

Ian Brimble ... Rowing Rough

Iain Anders ... Joe, Bowls Player
Arthur Hewlett ... Jim, Bowls Player
Sylvia Jordan ... Mrs. Knightley
Ralph Morse ... Derek

Episode Crew
Directed by
Paul Ciappessoni 
Writing credits
William Hood (writer)

Richard Harris (creator) and
Robert Banks Stewart (creator)

Produced by
Robert Banks Stewart .... producer
Cinematography by
Elmer Cossey (photography)
Production Design by
John Hurst 
Costume Design by
Richard Winter 
Makeup Department
Judy Cain .... makeup artist
Production Management
Colin Dudley .... unit production manager
Art Department
Sid Sutton .... title sequence
Sound Department
John Hale .... series dubbing mixer
Jerry Leon .... dubbing editor
Frances Parker .... dubbing editor
Charles Pitt .... film recordist
Editorial Department
Bernard Ashby .... film editor
Peter Evans .... film editor
Music Department
George Fenton .... composer: theme music
Other crew
John Dodds .... assistant floor manager
Margot Eavis .... production assistant
Robert Holmes .... script editor
Joan Marine .... director's assistant
John Watson .... assistant floor manager

Series Crew
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Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Robert Banks Stewart  creator
Richard Harris  creator

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