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Knock Three Times (ITV 1968, Hattie Jacques, Jack Wild)

Knock Three Times

Knock Three Times was a fairytale style serial, broadcast under the Heyday Theatre banner, about two young kids, Jack and Molly, being caught up in a story involving a Goblin King trapped inside a Grey Pumpkin but determined to make a bid for freedom.

The casting was excellent featuring a star role for Jack Wild but also Hattie Jacques and Please Sir star Liz Gebhardt.

production details
UK / ITV – London Weekend Television (for Heyday Theatre) / 6×25 minute episodes / Broadcast from Sunday 3 August 1968

Writer: Dave Freeman / Story: Marion St. John Webb / Production Design: Roger Hall / Music: Patrick Gowers / Executive Producer: Joy Whitby / Director: Bill Turner

cast
HATTIE JACQUES as Miss Popinjay
JACK WILD as Jack
SALLY ANN JONES as Molly
ROSAMUND GREENWOOD as Witch
LIZ GEBHARDT as Green Girl
NORMAN McGLEN as The Grey Pumpkin
IAN TRIGGER as Goblin





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