Comedy Playhouse (1961–2014)

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Cast

Series cast summary:
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 Captain Stephen Peacock / ... (7 episodes, 1961-1973)
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 Caleb Bullrush / ... (6 episodes, 1963-1973)
Robert Dorning ...
 Bank Manager / ... (6 episodes, 1964-1975)
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 Arnold / ... (5 episodes, 1962-1974)
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 Ambrose Twombly / ... (5 episodes, 1962-1970)
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 Alf Ramsey / ... (5 episodes, 1961-1972)
Peter Jones ...
 Clive / ... (5 episodes, 1962-1975)
Graham Stark ...
 Arthur Pratt / ... (5 episodes, 1962-1965)
Pat Coombs ...
 Café Server / ... (5 episodes, 1963-1970)
John Junkin ...
 Ernie Babcock / ... (4 episodes, 1965-1971)
Yootha Joyce ...
 Lil Wilson / ... (4 episodes, 1963-1973)
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 Happy Brazier / ... (4 episodes, 1963-1970)
Patrick Newell ...
 Barney / ... (4 episodes, 1963-1974)
Daphne Anderson ...
 Ethel Waring / ... (4 episodes, 1961-1967)
Roger Avon ...
 Newsagent (4 episodes, 1961-1968)
Derek Nimmo ...
 Estate Agent / ... (4 episodes, 1963-1970)
Frankie Howerd ...
 Lurcio / ... (3 episodes, 1963-1974)
Alfred Marks ...
 Lionel Hogg / ... (3 episodes, 1962-1974)
Richard Caldicot ...
 Clanders / ... (3 episodes, 1962-1969)
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 Major Humphrey Carlton / ... (3 episodes, 1963-1970)
June Whitfield ...
 June Fletcher / ... (3 episodes, 1962-1974)
Wilfrid Brambell ...
 Albert Steptoe / ... (3 episodes, 1962-1965)
Derek Francis ...
 Harold Harbinger / ... (3 episodes, 1964-1972)
Patricia Hayes ...
 Blanche / ... (3 episodes, 1970-1974)
Betty Marsden ...
 Marcia Honeywell / ... (3 episodes, 1962-1972)
Bob Todd ...
 Boat Pilot / ... (3 episodes, 1962-1970)
Freddie Earlle ...
 Gaston / ... (3 episodes, 1972-1975)
Michael Stainton ...
 Chauffeur / ... (3 episodes, 1963-1973)
Rita Webb ...
 Charlady / ... (3 episodes, 1962-1975)
Harry H. Corbett ...
 Ernest 'Ern' Conway / ... (3 episodes, 1962-1975)
James Beck ...
 Johnny / ... (3 episodes, 1963-1972)
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 Cynthia Spooner / ... (3 episodes, 1964-1970)
Dermot Kelly ...
 Dermot / ... (3 episodes, 1963-1967)
Harry Locke ...
 AA Man (3 episodes, 1963-1965)
Robert Raglan ...
 Jack / ... (3 episodes, 1963-1965)
Blake Butler ...
 Crook 1 / ... (3 episodes, 1963-1973)
Harold Goodwin ...
 Widden (3 episodes, 1962-1968)
Ann Lancaster ...
 Amanda / ... (3 episodes, 1963-1967)
Jonathan Cecil ...
 Maj. Fitzwarren / ... (3 episodes, 1966-1970)
Trevor Bannister ...
 Geoffrey / ... (2 episodes, 1972-1975)
Freddie Frinton ...
 Fred Holmes / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1968)
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 Kingsley Binns / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1965)
John Bird ...
 Barnaby Spoot / ... (2 episodes, 1965-1975)
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 George Idle / ... (2 episodes, 1972-1974)
Raymond Huntley ...
 Emanuel Holroyd / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1970)
Dick Emery ...
 Arthur Clench / ... (2 episodes, 1962-1969)
Anna Palk ...
 Joan / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1971)
Chic Murray ...
 Constable / ... (2 episodes, 1965-1973)
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 Lady Wright / ... (2 episodes, 1972)
J.G. Devlin ...
 Paddy O'Hanahan (2 episodes, 1962-1965)
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 Aeroplane Passenger / ... (2 episodes, 1963)
Joe Gladwin ...
 Arnold Birtwistle / ... (2 episodes, 1964-1970)
Gordon Peters ...
 Ticket collector (2 episodes, 1972-1973)
Paul Greenwood ...
 David Turner / ... (2 episodes, 1974)
Campbell Singer ...
 Police Constable / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1972)
Aubrey Woods ...
 Billius / ... (2 episodes, 1969-1974)
Alexandra Dane ...
 Barmaid / ... (2 episodes, 1965-1975)
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 Naismith (2 episodes, 1971-1972)
Larry Martyn ...
 Fu Manchu / ... (2 episodes, 1972-1973)
Richard McNeff ...
 Policeman / ... (2 episodes, 1969-1971)
Michael Knowles ...
 Rupert / ... (2 episodes, 1972-1973)
George Cole ...
 Charles / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1966)
Beryl Reid ...
 Mrs. Teresa Fanwyn / ... (2 episodes, 1964-1968)
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 Elijah Jones / ... (2 episodes, 1966-1967)
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 Bunjy Kennefick / ... (2 episodes, 1968-1974)
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 Blamire / ... (2 episodes, 1968-1973)
Keith Barron ...
 Derek / ... (2 episodes, 1969-1974)
John Grieve ...
 Dan Macphail (2 episodes, 1962-1965)
Fenella Fielding ...
 Julie (2 episodes, 1963-1965)
Gretchen Franklin ...
 Else Ramsey / ... (2 episodes, 1965-1970)
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 Arthur Machin / ... (2 episodes, 1967-1970)
Derek Fowlds ...
 Jimmy / ... (2 episodes, 1967-1968)
Michael Robbins ...
 Bill Collins / ... (2 episodes, 1968-1973)
Priscilla Morgan ...
 Mrs. Jones (2 episodes, 1962-1966)
Diana Hope ...
 Carole Lewisham (2 episodes, 1963-1965)
Doris Hare ...
 Mrs. Martin (2 episodes, 1963)
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 Ginger Dick / ... (2 episodes, 1964-1965)
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 Jo Ransley / ... (2 episodes, 1965-1974)
Colin Welland ...
 Dave Sullivan / ... (2 episodes, 1965-1970)
Peter Bayliss ...
 Brown / ... (2 episodes, 1968-1970)
David Battley ...
 Nigel the idle / ... (2 episodes, 1970-1975)
Tony Selby ...
 Bill / ... (2 episodes, 1970-1973)
Beryl Cooke ...
 Aunt Lucy / ... (2 episodes, 1974-1975)
Charles Lloyd Pack ...
 Arnold Slater (2 episodes, 1961-1963)
Patrick Cargill ...
 'Bow-Tie' Bertie / ... (2 episodes, 1962-1967)
Hugh Lloyd ...
 First Patient / ... (2 episodes, 1962-1967)
Sam Kydd ...
 Alfred / ... (2 episodes, 1967-1969)
Jessie Evans ...
 Mrs. Jones / ... (2 episodes, 1969-1971)
Anthony Dawes ...
 Silt / ... (2 episodes, 1969-1970)
Norman Bird ...
 Dad / ... (2 episodes, 1970-1973)
Queenie Watts ...
 Annie Bundle / ... (2 episodes, 1970)
Allan Cuthbertson ...
 Col. Gordon / ... (2 episodes, 1970-1972)
Bernard Goldman ...
 Johnny Burton (2 episodes, 1962-1963)
Harry Landis ...
 Joe (2 episodes, 1963-1972)
Julian Orchard ...
 Card Player #2 / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1970)
Roland MacLeod ...
 Mr. Murchison / ... (2 episodes, 1970-1972)
Tony Melody ...
 Gas Man / ... (2 episodes, 1970)
David Gregory ...
 Tommy Whitelaw (2 episodes, 1962-1963)
Frank Littlewood ...
 1st Man in Café (2 episodes, 1963)
Madeleine Mills ...
 Josie Evans / ... (2 episodes, 1964-1967)
Cameron Hall ...
 Colonel Yateley (2 episodes, 1962-1963)
Paddy Glynn ...
 Ronnie Blake (2 episodes, 1964-1965)
Ruth Harrison ...
 Cassandra (2 episodes, 1965-1969)
Amy Dalby ...
 Mrs. Bullrush / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1968)
Anthony Sagar ...
 1st Policeman (2 episodes, 1963)
Walter Horsbrugh ...
 Duke of Haverstock / ... (2 episodes, 1969-1970)
André Maranne ...
 Artist / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1967)
Arthur Mullard ...
 Bailiff / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
Michael Newport
(2 episodes, 1965)
William Mervyn ...
 Mr. Mulliner / ... (2 episodes, 1966-1974)
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 Archibald Mulliner / ... (2 episodes, 1967-1974)
Arthur English ...
 Arthur Oakley / ... (2 episodes, 1967-1970)
Hugh Paddick ...
 Bernard Hooper / ... (2 episodes, 1968-1972)
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 Dawn / ... (2 episodes, 1968-1969)
Hilda Fenemore ...
 Housekeeper / ... (2 episodes, 1970-1972)
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 Claire Love / ... (2 episodes, 1970-1971)
Hilary Pritchard ...
 Mary / ... (2 episodes, 1970-1971)
Nicky Henson ...
 Nick Ransley / ... (2 episodes, 1971-1974)
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