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Caxton’s Tales (BBC 1958, Wilfred Pickles, Mabel Pickles)

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Sitcom Caxton’s Tales, shown fortnightly, told stories of a family run printing firm. Somewhat strangely the character names changed half-way through this series short run.

production details
UK | BBC | 4×30 minutes | Broadcast 21 February – 18 March 1958 Fridays at 7.30pm

Writers: Sidney Nelson, Maurice Harrison
Producer: Barry Lupino

cast
WILFRED PICKLES as David|Wilfred Caxton
MABEL PICKLES as Mary|Mabel Caxton
MARY WEBSTER as Sally Caxton
PETER HODGSON as Willie
EVELYN LUND as Miss Brearley
RICHARD CURNSTOCK as Charlie Haskell
ALLAN BRACEWELL as Sam Widgeon