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Borderers, The (BBC-2 1968-1970, Iain Cuthbertson, Joseph Brady)

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Period action adventure drama series The Borderers set on the Anglo-Scottish border in the 16th Century where Sir Walter Ker of Cessford did his best to maintain law and order. 8 Episodes from season one still exist but none from season two are still around.

Guest stars included Moray Watson, Edward Judd, Alethea Charlton, John Thaw, Michael Sheard, Alex Norton, Roy Boyd, Robin Askwith, Andrew Keir, Maurice Roeves and Norman Rossington.

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UK / BBC Two / 26x50m-e / Broadcast 21 December 1968 – 31 March 1970

Creator: Bill Craig / Script Editor: Martin Worth / Music: David Lord / Producers: Peter Graham-Scott, Anthony Coburn

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IAIN CUTHBERTSON as Sir Walter Ker of Cessford
JOSEPH BRADY as Rab
MICHAEL GAMBON as Gavin Ker
EDITH MACARTHUR as Margaret
IAN McCULLOCH as Robin Graham (Season One)
ROSS CAMPBELL as Jamie Ker
NELL BRENNAN as Agnes Ker
RUSSELL WATERS as Pringle (Season 2)
EILEEN NICHOLAS as Agnes Ker (Season 2)
JAMES GARBUTT as Rab (Season 2)

THE EPISODES
SEASON ONE 31 December 1968 – 25 March 1969
1. VENGEANCE (31 Dec 68)
2. TRUCE (7 Jan 69)
3. WITCH-HUNT (14 Jan 69)
4. TREASON (21 Jan 69)
5. FUGITIVE (28 Jan 69)
6. STRANGER (4 Feb 69)
7. HERO (11 Feb 69)
8. BLOODFEUD (18 Feb 69)
9. GIANT (25 Feb 69)
10. WEDLOCK (4 Mar 69)
11. OUTLAW (11 Mar 69)
12. JUSTICE (18 Mar 69)
13. DISPOSSESSED (25 Mar 69)

SEASON TWO 6 Jan 1970 – 31 Mar 1970
1. THE SIEGE OF COCKLAWS (6 Jan 70)
2. SURVIVAL DAY (13 Jan 70)
3. SNATCH (20 Jan 70)
4. WHAT A VENGEANCE UPON ENGLAND (27 Jan 70)
5. AMONG THE EAGLES (3 Feb 70)
6. PLOT COUNTERPLOT (10 Feb 70)
7. THE QUACKSALVER (17 Feb 70)
8. TO THE GALLOWS TREE (24 Feb 70)
9. A WOMAN OR AN EPITAPH (3 Mar 70)
10. HOSTAGE (10 Mar 70)
11. WHERE THE WHITE LILLIES GROW (17 Mar 70)
12. THE TERROR OF THE MARCH (24 Mar 70)
13. THE SEA-COLE MAN (31 Mar 70)

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

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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

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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

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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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