Dick Turpin is terrorising the countryside around Upper Dencher. Captain Fancey and Sergeant Jock Strapp plan to put an end to his escapades, and enlist the help of the Reverend Flasher. Little do they know that the priest leads a double life. Then Madame Desiree and her "Birds of Paradise" arrive in the village...
Simon N. McIntosh-Smith <Simon.N.Smith@cs.cf.ac.uk>
Dick Turpin carries on with his flintlock cocked
Did You Know?
, at 61, was nearly twice the age of the real Dick Turpin, who was 33 when he was hanged in 1739. See more
When Rev Flasher enters the pub an dis talking to the innkeeper, old Maggie s seen smoking a pipe. As the camera focuses in on Flasher, she is now drinking from a lidded tankard. See more
All this talk of Big Dick. I've had enough of it!
Oh God, Our Help In Ages Past
Words by Isaac Watts
and music by William Croft
Sung in the church See more