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Big Breadwinner Hog (ITV 1968, Peter Egan, Donald Churchill)

Big Breadwinner Hog was an ultra violent (for the time and still strong stuff today) crime drama serial. In the eight parter violent young villain Hog aims to become King of London’s gangland.

Chapman was also responsible for the equally violent and just as high quality Spindoe with Ray McAnally.

cast
Peter Egan as Hog
Rosemary McHale as Edgeworth
Donald Burton as Ackerman
David Leland as Grange
Timothy West as Lennox
Davyd Harries as Cardno
Tony Steedman as Singleton
Priscilla Morgan as Moira
Godfrey Quigley as Ryan
Peter Thomas as Raspery
James Hunter as Raymond

Big Breadwinner Hog

crew details
Writer and Producer: Robin Chapman
Directors: Mike Newell, Michael Apted

production details
Country: UK
Network and Production Companies: ITV – Granada
Duration: 8×60 minute episodes
Aired From: 11 April – 30 May 1968

THE EPISODES
1. A PROMISING, IF IMPULSIVE, PUPIL… (11 April 69)
2. HOGARTH CAN DO BETTER (18 April 69)
3. IMPROVING, BUT HE MUST NOT FLOUT AUTHORITY (25 April 69)
4. IMMATURE, UNSATISFACTORY WORK… (2 May 69)
5. HOGARTH ACCEPTS RESPONSIBILITY (9 May 69)
6. SELF-DISCIPLINE IS ITS OWN REWARD (16 May 69)
7. HOGARTH CANNOT REST ON HIS LAURELS (25 May 69)
8. A CREDIT TO US ALL (30 May 69)





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