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Dear Dotty (BBC 1954, Avril Angers, Jack Melford)

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Early BBC sitcom Dear Dotty, which was shown fortnightly, focused on Dotty Binns, a dogsbody at a woman’s magazine who would like nothing better than to become a proper journalist.

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UK / BBC / 6×30 minute episodes / Broadcast 13 July – 6 October 1954 and shown fortnightly

Writers: Sid Colin, Talbot Rothwell / Music: Malcolm Lockyer / Producer: Bill Ward

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AVRIL ANGERS as Dotty Binns
JACK MELFORD as Mr Tibbett
NAOMI CHANCE as Margo Fairfax
CECIL BROCK as Ian Prendergast (1)
STEPHEN HANCOCK as Ian Prendergast (2)

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