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Crown Court Wise Child (ITV 4-6 Apr 1973 with Derek Griffiths and Nigel Havers)

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UK / ITV – Granada / 1×30 minute episodes / Broadcast 4-6 April 1973

Writer: Bruce Stewart / Production Design: Knowles Bentley / Producer: Michael Dunlop / Director: Bill Podmore

Series: Crown Court / Season 1 Story 26

Raoul Lapointe is in the dock accused of obtaining money by deception, he claims he is the illegitimate son of a recently deceased but very wealthy industrialist.

Another strong three parter, one of the chief joys of watching this show today is the high number of well known faces appearing in it, this features a very young Nigel Havers (all long hair and big glasses) and the brilliant Derek Griffiths as the accused.

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WILLIAM MERVYN as The Hon Mr Justice Campbell
DOROTHY VERNON as Helen Tate
TERRENCE HARDIMAN as Stephen Harvesty
CARLETON HOBBS as Wilfred Bowers
DEREK GRIFFITHS as Raoul Lapointe
HELEN CHERRY as Lady Dorothy Crittenden
NIGEL HAVERS as Bernard Crittenden
JENNY TWIGGE as Kate Crittenden
EARL CAMERON as Antoine Mbula
NORMAN SHELLEY as Auguste Van Helm
JENNY AUSTEN as Nurse
DEREK HOCKRIDGE as Clerk of Court
JOSEPH BERRY as Usher
KENNETH LAW as Jury Foreman
VOICE OF PETER WHEELER as Court Reporter

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Hazell: Hazell and the Suffolk Ghost (ITV 31 May 1979, with Meg Davies)

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Hazell and the Suffolk Ghost

In Hazell and the Suffolk Ghost our intrepid hero pays a visit to the seaside when an accountant, Peter Harlow, calls him in over a cottage he has been left in a will. He has no idea why he has been left the cottage but since he has taken over ownership more than a few strange things have been happening.

Hazell stays at the cottage for a few days and manages to find no small amount of comfort when Harlow’s wife Stephanie turns up (Harlow himself is in New York). Although there is clearly something spooky going on it’s definitely man made and it doesn’t take Hazell too long to work it out.

The episode was a rare outing outside of London for the series, it was filmed in the East Anglian village of Walberswick and surrounds. Although all the interiors were filmed in studio of coure.

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I may be common but I’m not stupid

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UK / ITV – Thames / 1×50 minute episode / Broadcast Thursday 31 May 1979

Writer: Richard Harris / Production Design: Philip Blowers, Peter Elliot / Director: Mike Vardy

Series: Hazell Season 2 Episode 7

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Nicholas Ball as Hazell
Michael Gaunt as Peter Harlow
John Woodnutt as Vicar
Desmond Llewellyn as Bell
Richard Simpson as Weaver
Meg Davies as Stephanie Harlow
Desmond McNamara as Tel
Peter Woodward as Gregory Summers
Joy Steward as Mrs Summers

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Blake’s 7: Breakdown (BBC-1 6 Mar 1978, with Julian Glover)

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Blake’s 7: Project Avalon (BBC-1 27 Feb 1978, with Glynis Barber)

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