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All Along The Watchtower (BBC-1 1999, Chris Lang, Felix Bell)

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In sitcom All Along The Watchtower the two remaining staff at early warning radar station RAF Auchnacluchnie in the wilds of Scotland have no idea the cold war is over. Flight Leiutenant Harrison is aghast when he learns he too is to be stationed there, until that is he falls for the tempting charms of local schoolteacher Eilidh Guthrie.

She tells him that the village school, which only has a single pupil, will lose its grant and be forvced to shut down if the base is closed.

As a result of Harrison’s report back to HQ, it’s decided that the staff at the base needs to be increased by one. Since Harrison is already in the area, the RAF decide that he should remain there.

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BBC1 / 6×30 minute episodes / Broadcast 28 February – 11 April 1999

Writers: Pete Sinclair, Trevelyan Evans / Music: Debbie Wiseman / Costume: Lynn Horrie / Executive Producer: Mike Bolland / Producer: Peter Thornton / Director: Lissa Evans

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CHRIS LANG as Flt Lt Harrison
FELIX BELL as Airman Tench
ROGER BLAKE as Wg Cmdr Campbell-Stokes
ZOE EELES as Eilidh Guthrie
TONY ROPER as Iain Guthrie
TOM WATSON as Dougie Maclaggan
GEORGIE GLEN as Mrs Mulvey
MICHAEL BLAIR as Callum

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Clochemerle (BBC-2 1972, Cyril Cusack, Roy Dotrice)

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Clochmerle BBC 1972

Period sitcom, based on a novel by Gabriel Chevallier that was adapted by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson, that saw the French villagers of Clochemerle kick up a fuss over plans to install a new toilet.

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CYRIL CUSACK as Major Piechut
ROY DOTRICE as Ponosse
KENNETH GRIFFITH as Ernest Tafardel
WENDY HILLER as Justine Putet
HUGH GRIFFITH as Alexandre Bourdillat
BERNARD BRESSLAW as Nicholas the Beadle
MADELINE SMITH as Hortase Girodet
GEORGINA MOON as Rose Biraque
PETER USTINOV as Narrator

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Writers: Ray Galton, Alan Simpson
Novel: Gabriel Chevallier
Producer: Michael Mills

production details
Country: UK
Network and Production Companies: BBC Two – Bavaria
Duration: 9×30 minute episodes
Aired From: 18 February – 14 April 1972 Fridays at 10.05pm

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Clairvoyant, The (BBC-2 1986, Roy Kinnear, Sandra Dickinson)

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In Roy Clarke penned sitcom The Clairvoyant used car salesman Arnold Bristow is knocked down in a car accident and suddenly finds himself with psychic powers – or so he believes. There was a pilot broadcast 27 Nov 1984.

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ROY KINNEAR as Arnold Bristow
SANDRA DICKINSON as Lily
HUGH LLOYD as Burma
SHAUN CURRY as Newton
GLYNIS BROOKS as Dawn
CARMEL CRYAN as Carmen

crew details
Writer: Roy Clarke
Producer and Director: Alan J.W. Bell

production details
Country: UK
Network and Production Companies: BBC-2
Duration: 6×30 minute episodes
Aired From: Pilot – 27 November 1984 and Series – 15 May – 19 June 1986

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Christmas Princess (UP 2017, Nicole Munoz, Zak Santiago)

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Christmas Princess Nicole Munoz

Christmas Princess is the true story of Donaly Marquez who, through a childhood of neglect and abuse, achieved her dream of becoming a rose bowl princess. An inspirational story of resilience, strength and finding a family to call your own.

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Nicole Muñoz as Donaly Marquez
Rosa Blasi as Sara
Zak Santiago as Ignacio Marquez
Olivia Steele Falconer as Emily Marquez
Jaedon Siewert as Abraham Marquez
Lina Renna as Young Donaly
Paloma Kwiatkowski as Chloe
Ty Wood as Trent
Pendo Muema as Monique
Kalyn Miles as Maria
Kaaren de Zilva as Roberta
Garfield Wilson as Dr. Miller
Clay St. Thomas as Judge #1
Patti Allan as Judge #2
Natalie von Rotsburg as Judge #3

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Director: Allan Harmon
Writer: Tracy Andreen

production details
Country: Canada
Network and Production Companies: UP
Duration: 1×120 minute episode
Aired From: Sunday 10 December 2017

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