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Beasts: Special Offer (S1EP1 ITV 16 Oct 1976, Pauline Quirke)

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Special Offer: A misfit teenage checkout operator has an unrequited crush on her supermarket manager. At the same shop’s cuddly cartoon mascot seems to have come alive and is causing havoc.

Cast: Pauline Quirke (Noreen Beale), Geoffrey Bateman (Colin Grimley), Wensley Pithey (Arnold Liversedge), Shirley Cheriton (Linda), Madoline Thomas (Mrs Ogden), Ruth Goring (June King), Jane Williams (Anchovy Lady), Jean Hardwicke (Coffee Lady), Herbert Norville (Micky), Ysanne Churchman (Joyce), Lynda La Plante [as Lynda Marchal] (Young Woman)

Writer: Nigel Kneale / Director: Richard Bramall

Airdate: 16 Oct 1976 on ITV

Series: Beasts Season 1 Episode 1

Show Info: Six part anthology series of supernatural themed dramas from the pen of the creator of Quatermass. Made by ATV for the ITV Network.