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Mr Pastry’s Progress (BBC Sitcom, Richard Hearne)

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BBC sitcom Mr Pastry’s Progress detailed more slapstick misadventures of the elderly flour haired Mr Pastry (Richard Hearne). Hearne was only actually 37 when he began playing Mr Pastry.

Producer Ian Carmichael is the same Ian Carmichael that would go on to become one of Britain’s most popular actors later in the decade.

Cast: Richard Hearne as Mr Pastry; Cambria Smith as Susan; Roger May as Michael; Barbara Hicks as Miss Print

Writer: Richard Hearne / Producer: Ian Carmichael

UK / BBC / 6×15 minute episodes / 31 December 1950 – 4 February 1951 Sundays at 8.15pm