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Mike and Bernie: To Russia, With Love (S1EP3 ITV Tues 28 Dec 1971, David Hamilton)

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Mike and Bernie To Russia With Love ITV 1971 David Hamilton

In To Russia, With Love, Mike and Bernie have decided to visit Berlin for a sight seeing tour but somehow manage to find themselves on the wrong side of the wall. Held under guard the pair try to persuade their captives that they need to be set free as they have an upcoming engagement in Glasgow… However it looks like Siberia may be their next destination.

More fun and games here, Berlin via the Thames TV studios and an appearance from David “Diddy” Hamilton as a news presenter relaying the news about Mike and Bernie’s “situation.”

Guest star Hamilton had a very long and successful career on Radio and TV. He gained his “Diddy” nickname when he began working with Ken Dodd in the early 1960’s

production details
UK / ITV – Thames / 1×25 minute episode / Broadcast Tuesday 28 December 1971 at 7.00pm

Series: Mike and Bernie Episode 3 of 6

Writers: Vince Powell, Harry Driver / Production Design: Harry Clark / Director: Stuart Allen

cast
Mike Winters as Mike
Bernie Winters as Bernie
Arnold Diamond as Major Lubitch
David Hamilton as TV News Presenter
Milos Kirek as Guard