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Biggles (ITV 1960, Neville Whiting, John Leyton)



In this family action adventure series Biggles and his chums Ginger and Bertie are attached to Scotland Yard’s Air Division and spend their time tracking villains of the air.

Biggles was given a prestigious TV Times cover for the premiere episode as well as a two page writer by Captain W.E. Johns himself. Biggles is a classic action hero but he hasn’t been seen on screen very often.

Neville Whiting as Biggles
David Drummond as Bertram “Bertie” Lissie
John Leyton as Ginger Hebblethwaite
Carl Duering as Von Stalhein
Martin Boddey as Inspector Gaskin
John Gabriel as Laxter

crew details
Characters: W.E. Johns
Producer: Harry Elton, Kitty Black

production details
Country: UK
Network and Production Companies: ITV – Granada
Duration: 28×25 minute episodes
Aired From: 1 April – 5 October 1960