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Beasts: The Dummy (S1EP6 ITV 20 Nov 1976, Glyn Houston)

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The Dummy: A washed-up actor has a nervous breakdown and believes that he really is the movie monster that he has been hired to play.

Cast: Glyn Houston (Sid), Clive Swift (Bunny), Bernard Horsfall (Clyde Boyd), Patricia Haines (Sheila Boyd), Simon Oates (Peter Wager), Thorley Walters (Sir Ramsey), Lillias Walker (Joan Eastgate), Ian Jacob Thompson (Mike Hickey), Michael Sheard (Sergeant), Ruby Head (Tea Lady), Jackie Cooper (Grave Robber), Frank Coda (First Assistant), James Giles (Sound Mixer), Dave Carter (Dresser), Norman Hartley (Boom Swinger), Barbara Hyslop (Continuity Girl), Harry Meacher (Constable), George Malpas (Vic)

Writer: Nigel Kneale / Director: Don Leaver

Airdate: 20 Nov 1976 on ITV

Series: Beasts Season 1 Episode 6

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.