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Who-Dun-It: A Little Charity (S1EP6 ITV Tues 23 Sep 1969, Victor Platt, Peter Butterworth)



In A Little Charity it’s another case of murder in the 1930’s for Detective Inspector Trubshaw, as always at the beginning of part three the viewer at home is presented with all the clues so far.

Some well known faces in this one, Peter Butterworth was a staple of the Carry On team and Fulton Mackay would become a household name in a few years time thanks to his fabulous performance in sitcom Porridge. Always dependable character player Ray Smith also had a prominent role. Smith would also go on to be major face from the mid seventies onward with two series, Sam and Dempsey and Makepeace.

Star Victor Platt was a TV regular in the 1960’s and 1970’s notching a high rate of guest appearances, often as a figure of authority, his highest profile role was that of Charlie Penrose in soap The Newcomers in 1967.

production details
UK / ITV – ATV / 1×50 minute episode / Broadcast Tuesday 23 September 1969 at 9.00pm

Series: Who-Dun-It Episode 6 of 13

Writer: Nicholas Palmer / Director: Robert Tronson

Victor Platt as Detective Inspector Trubshaw
Peter Butterworth as Alfred Tapsell
Aimee Delamain as Miss Eldred
Ellen Pollock as Gypsy Giaconda
Irene Hamilton as Miss Joy Harper
Alex McDonald as Mr Mooney
Ray Smith as Tom Rigger
Fulton Mackay as Captain Flint
Annette Kerr as Matron
John Garrie as Arthur Partridge
Christopher Mitchell as Frank
Diane Mercer as Penny
Leonard Cracknell as Sergeant Glover
Michael Poole as Ginger Tom