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Ripping Yarns (TV Series 1976–1979) Poster

(1976–1979)

Full Cast & Crew

Series Directed by 

Jim Franklin ... (5 episodes, 1976-1979)
Terry Hughes ... (2 episodes, 1977)
Alan J.W. Bell ... (2 episodes, 1979)

Series Writing Credits  

Terry Jones ... (9 episodes, 1976-1979)
Michael Palin ... (9 episodes, 1976-1979)

Series Cast  

Michael Palin ...  Bank Manager / ... 9 episodes, 1976-1979
Charles McKeown ...  2nd native / ... 4 episodes, 1977-1979
Barbara New Barbara New ...  Jehovah's Witnesses / ... 2 episodes, 1977
David Griffin David Griffin ...  Attenborough / ... 2 episodes, 1977-1979
Michael Stainton Michael Stainton ...  Ship's stoker / ... 2 episodes, 1977-1979
Peter Graham Peter Graham ...  Boy / ... 2 episodes, 1977-1979
Terry Jones ...  Bear / ... 1 episode, 1976
Isabel Dean ...  Lady Chiddingfold 1 episode, 1977
Denholm Elliott ...  Mr. Gregory 1 episode, 1977
Roy Kinnear ...  Vogel 1 episode, 1977
Hilary Mason ...  Kevin's mother 1 episode, 1977
Maria Aitken ...  Mrs. Otway 1 episode, 1979
Gwen Taylor ...  Mrs. Ottershaw 1 episode, 1979
Richard Vernon ...  Lord Bartlesham 1 episode, 1979
Gwen Watford ...  Mummy 1 episode, 1976
John Barrett ...  Mr. Olthwaite 1 episode, 1977
Iain Cuthbertson ...  Dr. Farson 1 episode, 1977
Tenniel Evans ...  Kevin's father 1 episode, 1977
Don Henderson ...  Sgt. Major 1 episode, 1977
John Phillips ...  Colonel Harcourt Badger Owen 1 episode, 1977
Anthony Carrick ...  Admiral Jefferson 1 episode, 1979
Bill Fraser Bill Fraser ...  Mr. Foggen 1 episode, 1979
Joan Sanderson ...  Lady Bartlesham 1 episode, 1979
Ian Ogilvy ...  Grayson 1 episode, 1976
Anita Carey Anita Carey ...  Irene Olthwaite 1 episode, 1977
Timothy Carlton ...  Nicholson 1 episode, 1977
Frank Middlemass ...  Father 1 episode, 1977
Keith Smith Keith Smith ...  Captain Merson 1 episode, 1977
Eileen Way Eileen Way ...  Old woman 1 episode, 1977
Roger Brierley Roger Brierley ...  Hopper 1 episode, 1979
Edward Hardwicke ...  Mr. Girton 1 episode, 1979
Teddy Turner ...  Chairman 1 episode, 1979
John Wentworth John Wentworth ...  Chaplain 1 episode, 1976
Harold Innocent ...  Manners 1 episode, 1977
John Louis Mansi John Louis Mansi ...  1st native 1 episode, 1977
Aubrey Morris ...  Grosvenor 1 episode, 1977
Liz Smith ...  Mrs. Bag 1 episode, 1977
Richard Hurndall ...  Carne 1 episode, 1979
John Le Mesurier ...  Colonel Runciman 1 episode, 1979
David Leland David Leland ...  Football Manager 1 episode, 1979
Sarah Grazebrook Sarah Grazebrook ...  Maid 1 episode, 1976
Candace Glendenning ...  Dora 1 episode, 1977
Julian Hough Julian Hough ...  Biolek 1 episode, 1977
Reg Lye ...  Mr. Bag 1 episode, 1977
Nigel Rhodes Nigel Rhodes ...  Young Kevin 1 episode, 1977
John Berlyne John Berlyne ...  Barnstoneworth 1 episode, 1979
Jan Francis ...  Miranda 1 episode, 1979
Jack May Jack May ...  General Chapman 1 episode, 1979
Chai Lee Chai Lee ...  Suki 1 episode, 1976
David English David English ...  2nd Guard 1 episode, 1977
Judy Loe ...  Chief Petty Officer Russell 1 episode, 1977
Petra Markham Petra Markham ...  Enid Bag 1 episode, 1977
John White John White ...  3rd native 1 episode, 1977
Ann Zelda Ann Zelda ...  Ruth 1 episode, 1977
Allan Cuthbertson ...  Major Daintry 1 episode, 1979
Ken Kitson ...  Cyril 1 episode, 1979
Gerald Sim Gerald Sim ...  Lord Raglan 1 episode, 1979
Terrance Denville Terrance Denville ...  Man 1 episode, 1976
Bridget Armstrong ...  Lady Agatha 1 episode, 1977
Alan Leith Alan Leith ...  Corporal 1 episode, 1977
Roland MacLeod Roland MacLeod ...  Dusty 1 episode, 1977
Roger Sloman ...  'Baldy' Davitt 1 episode, 1979
Ann Way ...  Old Lady (Lotte) 1 episode, 1979
Kenneth Colley ...  Robber 1 episode, 1977
Nicholas Day ...  Sgt. Major Errol 1 episode, 1977
Gilly Flower Gilly Flower ...  Jehovah's Witnesses 1 episode, 1977
Kevin Moran Kevin Moran ...  1st Private 1 episode, 1977
David Ellison ...  1st Footballer 1 episode, 1979
Michael Sharvell-Martin Michael Sharvell-Martin ...  Smooth German 1 episode, 1979
Roger Avon Roger Avon ...  Chauffeur 1 episode, 1977
Vanessa Furse Vanessa Furse ...  Ship's Engineer 1 episode, 1977
Hugh Janes Hugh Janes ...  Carter 1 episode, 1977
Brian Nolan Brian Nolan ...  2nd Private 1 episode, 1977
Colin Bennett ...  2nd Footballer 1 episode, 1979
David Warwick David Warwick ...  Captain Cooper 1 episode, 1979
Philip Graham Philip Graham ...  Ginger 1 episode, 1977
Clifford Kershaw Clifford Kershaw ...  Mayor 1 episode, 1977
Matthew Scurfield ...  3rd Footballer 1 episode, 1979
Anthony Woodruff Anthony Woodruff ...  Portly Man 1 episode, 1979
James Charles James Charles ...  Walcott 1 episode, 1977
Norman Mitchell ...  1st Pressman 1 episode, 1977
Roy Sampson ...  Army Captain 1 episode, 1979
Ken Shorter Ken Shorter ...  1st Mutinous Officer 1 episode, 1979
Glen Cunningham Glen Cunningham ...  Bo Bo 1 episode, 1977
Anthony Smee Anthony Smee ...  2nd Pressman 1 episode, 1977
Phillip Clayton-Gore Phillip Clayton-Gore ...  Another Eddie 1 episode, 1979
Douglas Hinton Douglas Hinton ...  2nd Mutinous Officer 1 episode, 1979
Pat Taylor Pat Taylor ...  Mrs Foggen 1 episode, 1979
David Machin David Machin ...  Tosh 1 episode, 1977
Marcelle Samett Marcelle Samett ...  Boy's Mother 1 episode, 1977
Patrick Bailey Patrick Bailey ...  Vinney 1 episode, 1979
Dorothy Frere Dorothy Frere ...  Housemaid 1 episode, 1979
Margot Lawson Margot Lawson ...  Chairman's Wife 1 episode, 1979
Ronald Fletcher Ronald Fletcher ...  Narrator 1 episode, 1977
Steve Conway Steve Conway ...  Meat Porter 1 episode, 1979
Tom Harrison ...  Man in Social Club 1 episode, 1979
Danny O'Dea ...  Man at Gum Factory 1 episode, 1979
Burt Brooks Burt Brooks ...  Man at Gum Factory 1 episode, 1979
Charles Marcelle Charles Marcelle ...  Shepherd 1 episode, 1979
Arthur Fortune Arthur Fortune ...  Porter 1 episode, 1979
Gillian McClements Gillian McClements ...  Nurse 1 episode, 1979
Dickie Arnold ...  Man in Wheelchair 1 episode, 1979
Saltaire Football Club Members of Salts Saltaire Football Club Members of Salts ...  Themselves 1 episode, 1979
John Cleese ...  a Passer-by 1 episode, 1979
Robert Smythe Robert Smythe ...  Double / ... (uncredited) 2 episodes, 1977
Paul Barton Paul Barton ...  Nude Man (uncredited) 1 episode, 1976
Gerry Cook Gerry Cook ...  Boy (uncredited) 1 episode, 1976
Alf Coster Alf Coster ...  Nude Man (uncredited) 1 episode, 1976
Mark Dunn Mark Dunn ...  Heavy (uncredited) 1 episode, 1976
Nicholas Dunn Nicholas Dunn ...  Boy (uncredited) 1 episode, 1976
Lorence Ferdinand Lorence Ferdinand ...  Nude Man (uncredited) 1 episode, 1976
Raymond George Raymond George ...  Nude Man (uncredited) 1 episode, 1976
Kennaley Hoyle Kennaley Hoyle ...  Boy (uncredited) 1 episode, 1976
Paul Kirby Paul Kirby ...  Nude Man (uncredited) 1 episode, 1976
Colin Ravon Colin Ravon ...  Boy (uncredited) 1 episode, 1976
Mike Reynell Mike Reynell ...  Master (uncredited) 1 episode, 1976
P. Richards Holder P. Richards Holder ...  Boy (uncredited) 1 episode, 1976
Geoff Stevens Geoff Stevens ...  Boy (uncredited) 1 episode, 1976
Jeff Stevenson Jeff Stevenson ...  Student (uncredited) 1 episode, 1976
Mark Taylor Mark Taylor ...  Father (uncredited) 1 episode, 1976
Bob Babenia Bob Babenia ...  Native Leader (uncredited) 1 episode, 1977
Lindy Benson ...  Bearer (uncredited) 1 episode, 1977
John Brown John Brown ...  Village Workman (uncredited) 1 episode, 1977
Alan Clarke Alan Clarke ...  Journalist (uncredited) 1 episode, 1977
Dennis Costello Dennis Costello ...  Vicar (uncredited) 1 episode, 1977
Olive Costello Olive Costello ...  Middle Aged Lady (uncredited) 1 episode, 1977
Barbara Crundell Barbara Crundell ...  Lady 2 (uncredited) 1 episode, 1977
Jim Delaney Jim Delaney ...  Double for Father (uncredited) 1 episode, 1977
Percy Edwards Percy Edwards ...  Frog Noises (uncredited) 1 episode, 1977
Shirley English Shirley English ...  Double for Ruth (uncredited) 1 episode, 1977
Stuart Fell ...  Stunt Double for Charles (uncredited) 1 episode, 1977
Buzz Ford Buzz Ford ...  Village Workman (uncredited) 1 episode, 1977
Walter Gee Walter Gee ...  Village Workman (uncredited) 1 episode, 1977
William Gossling William Gossling ...  Pallbearer (uncredited) 1 episode, 1977
D. Gough D. Gough ...  Guard on Truck (uncredited) 1 episode, 1977
Ronald Gough Ronald Gough ...  Lab Assistant (uncredited) 1 episode, 1977
Dick Graham Dick Graham ...  Narration (uncredited) 1 episode, 1977
James Haswell James Haswell ...  Pallbearer (uncredited) 1 episode, 1977
T. Hooper T. Hooper ...  Truck Driver (uncredited) 1 episode, 1977
Paul Howlett Paul Howlett ...  Pallbearer (uncredited) 1 episode, 1977
Derek Hunt Derek Hunt ...  Double for Hugo (uncredited) 1 episode, 1977
Diana Hutchinson Diana Hutchinson ...  Young Agatha (uncredited) 1 episode, 1977
Karen Jeffrey Karen Jeffrey ...  Kevin's Sister (uncredited) 1 episode, 1977
Linzi Jennings Linzi Jennings ...  Schoolgirl (uncredited) 1 episode, 1977
M. Kelly M. Kelly ...  Jenkinson (uncredited) 1 episode, 1977
Dave Lolly Dave Lolly ...  Policeman (uncredited) 1 episode, 1977
Peter Mann Peter Mann ...  Kommandant (uncredited) 1 episode, 1977
Richard Martin Richard Martin ...  Smudger (uncredited) 1 episode, 1977
John McKerns John McKerns ...  Policeman (uncredited) 1 episode, 1977
Mike Mungarvan ...  Double for Uncle Jack / ... (uncredited) 1 episode, 1977
Tom O'Leary Tom O'Leary ...  Pallbearer (uncredited) 1 episode, 1977
Ross Parker Ross Parker ...  Policeman (uncredited) 1 episode, 1977
Monika Ringwald ...  Bearer (uncredited) 1 episode, 1977
Terry Sartain Terry Sartain ...  Lab Assistant (uncredited) 1 episode, 1977
Paul Satvendar Paul Satvendar ...  Tennis Fan (uncredited) 1 episode, 1977
Nigel Skeet Nigel Skeet ...  Archie Tucker (uncredited) 1 episode, 1977
Holly Ann Smith Holly Ann Smith ...  RSM's Girlfriend (uncredited) 1 episode, 1977
Chris St Peters Chris St Peters ...  Village Workman (uncredited) 1 episode, 1977
Sumane Sumane ...  Girl in Undergrowth (uncredited) 1 episode, 1977
Jason West Jason West ...  Journalist (uncredited) 1 episode, 1977
Willow Willow ...  Schoolgirl (uncredited) 1 episode, 1977
Lewis Alexander Lewis Alexander ...  Lord Fyffe-Moncrieff (uncredited) 1 episode, 1979
Marta Gillot Marta Gillot ...  Miranda's Servant (uncredited) 1 episode, 1979
Kenneth Hastwell Kenneth Hastwell ...  Gravedigger (uncredited) 1 episode, 1979
Lew Hooper Lew Hooper ...  Mutinous Officer (uncredited) 1 episode, 1979
Aileen Lewis Aileen Lewis ...  Lady Fyffe-Moncrieff (uncredited) 1 episode, 1979
Michael Moore Michael Moore ...  Double for Lord Bartlesham (uncredited) 1 episode, 1979
Jo Peters Jo Peters ...  Mrs. Partington (uncredited) 1 episode, 1979
Gus Roy Gus Roy ...  Assistant Butler (uncredited) 1 episode, 1979
Rex Taylor Rex Taylor ...  Butler (uncredited) 1 episode, 1979
Reg Woods Reg Woods ...  Assistant Butler (uncredited) 1 episode, 1979

Series Produced by 

Sydney Lotterby ... executive producer (2 episodes, 1979)
Terry Hughes ... producer (1 episode, 1976)
Jim Franklin ... producer (1 episode, 1977)

Series Music by 

Dave Howman ... (uncredited) (1 episode, 1979)
André Jacquemin ... (uncredited) (1 episode, 1979)
Trevor Jones ... (uncredited) (1 episode, 1979)

Series Film Editing by 

John Jarvis ... (4 episodes, 1977-1979)
Ray Millichope ... (3 episodes, 1976-1977)
Glenn Hyde ... (1 episode, 1979)

Series Production Design by 

Martin Collins ... (3 episodes, 1976-1977)
Gerry Scott ... (2 episodes, 1979)
John Stout ... (1 episode, 1977)
Nigel Curzon ... (1 episode, 1979)

Series Costume Design by 

Barbara Lane ... (2 episodes, 1977)
Robin Stubbs ... (2 episodes, 1977)
Roger Reece ... (2 episodes, 1979)
Odette Barrow ... (1 episode, 1976)

Series Makeup Department 

Jean Speak ... makeup artist (5 episodes, 1977)
Sue Bide ... makeup artist (3 episodes, 1977)
Jill Hagger ... makeup artist (2 episodes, 1979)
Jacqui Fitzmaurice ... makeup artist (1 episode, 1976)
Cecile Hay-Arthur ... makeup artist (1 episode, 1979)

Series Art Department 

Ian Hewett ... graphic designer / graphics designer (3 episodes, 1977-1979)
John Stout ... design (2 episodes, 1977)

Series Sound Department 

Ron Edmonds ... dubbing mixer (5 episodes, 1977-1979)
Ron Blight ... sound recordist / film recordist / sound (4 episodes, 1976-1979)
Bryan Showell ... sound recordist (4 episodes, 1977)
Michael McCarthy ... sound (1 episode, 1976)
Peter Claridge ... dubbing mixer (1 episode, 1977)
Brian Watkins ... dubbing mixer (1 episode, 1977)
Alan Dykes ... dubbing mixer (1 episode, 1979)
Ron Pegler ... sound (1 episode, 1979)
Bob Roberts ... sound recordist (1 episode, 1979)

Series Visual Effects by 

John Horton ... visual effects (4 episodes, 1977-1979)
Ian Scoones ... visual effects (1 episode, 1977)

Series Stunts 

Stuart Fell ... stunts (2 episodes, 1977-1979)
Marc Boyle ... stunts (1 episode, 1977)
Jim Dowdall ... stunts (1 episode, 1977)
Roberta Gibbs ... stunts (1 episode, 1979)

Series Camera and Electrical Department 

Peter Hall ... film cameraman (6 episodes, 1976-1977)
Mike Radford ... photography (2 episodes, 1979)
Alan Stevens ... photography (2 episodes, 1979)
Duncan Brown ... lighting (1 episode, 1976)
Reg Pope ... lighting cameraman (1 episode, 1979)

Series Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Maggie Partington-Smith ... assistant costume designer (5 episodes, 1977)
Barbara Lane ... costumes (1 episode, 1977)
Lynda Woodfield ... costumes (1 episode, 1977)
Valerie Bonner ... costumes (1 episode, 1979)

Series Editorial Department 

Dan Rae ... film editor (1 episode, 1979)

Series Music Department 

Dave Howman ... arranger: incidental music (1 episode, 1979)
André Jacquemin ... arranger: incidental music (1 episode, 1979)
Trevor Jones ... arranger: incidental music / conductor (1 episode, 1979)
William Walton ... composer: theme music "Fanfare from Facade Suite No.1" (uncredited) (9 episodes, 1976-1979)

Series Other crew 

John Adams ... production assistant (3 episodes, 1976-1979)
Eddie Stuart ... production assistant (3 episodes, 1977)
Marcus Plantin ... production assistant (2 episodes, 1977)
Carol Abbott ... director's assistant (2 episodes, 1979)
Sue Bennett-Urwin ... production assistant (2 episodes, 1979)
Peter Lovell ... production assistant (1 episode, 1979)
Jim Delany ... double: Frank Middlemass (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
Shirley English ... double: Ann Zelda (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
Derek Hunt ... double: Michael Palin (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
Mike Mungarvan ... double: Michael Palin (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
Michael Moore ... Double for Lord Bartlesham (uncredited) (1 episode, 1979)

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