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Bright’s Boffin’s: Ejected! (S3EP1 ITV Mon 3 Jan 1972, Johnny Briggs, Aubrey Woods)

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Bright's Boffins Ejected 1972 ITV

In season three opener Ejected! Bertram Bright and his crew are once more looking for pastures new having been thrown out of their old headquarters. Bright decides they should buy a car thinking that it will make their search easier. The only problem is Bright isn’t quite the driver he believes himself to be.

Each season of the series saw the gang having to move, it does of course enable them to keep their adventures fresh.

Johnny Briggs, who plays Tippy, notched up seven appearances on the show, he is course best known for his very long running role as Mike Baldin in Coronation Street. Aubrey Woods, here playing an auctioneer, appears six times through the series run – in a different role each time. He’s another of those well known faces familiar to genre fans for roles in shows such as Doctor Who and Blake’s 7.

production details
UK / ITV – Southern / 1×25 minute episode / Broadcast Monday 3 January 1972 at 5.20pm

Series: Bright’s Boffins Season 3 Episode 1

Writer: Dominic Roche / Production Design: Greg Lawson

cast
Alexander Dore as Bertram Bright
Gordon Rollings as Dog-ears
Eddie Reindeer as Marmaduke
Johnny Briggs as Tippy
Aubrey Woods as Auctioneer
Dominic Roche as Legionaire
Madeleine Miller as Nurse