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Jennings At School (BBC 1958, John Mitchell, Derek Needs)

Children’s sitcom Jennings At School told of the exploits of the mischievous schoolboy of the title at his boarding school Linbury Court.

Jennings, much like Just William, was a star of a hugely popular series of children’s novels. Creator of the series Anthony Buckeridge also contributed the scripts to this.

production details
UK / BBC / 10×30 minute episodes / Broadcast 6 September – 8 November 1958 on Saturdays at 5 10pm

Writer: Anthony Buckeridge / Producer: Kevin Sheldon

cast
JOHN MITCHELL as Jennings
DEREK NEEDS as Darbishire
JEREMY WARD as Atkinson
PETER WOOD as Temple
COLIN SPAULL as Venables
GEOFFREY WINCOTT as Mr Carter
WILFRED BABBAGE as Mr Wilkins





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