Playhouse: Buggin’s Ermine (ITV 1972, William Russell, Mary Miller)

In Buggins’ Ermine Frank is about to become the Mayor of a small northern town. It is not a job he is looking forward to and he isn’t even too sure why he agreed to take on the role in the first place.

production details
UK / ITV Network – Granada / 1×60 minute episode / AIRDATE: 18 December 1972

Writer: Arthur Hopcraft / Production Design: Michael Grimes / Producer: Peter Eckersley / Director: Michael Apted

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Series: Playhouse / Season 5 Episode 12

cast
WILLIAM RUSSELL as Frank
MARY MILLER as Barbara
BARBARA YOUNG as Nancy
JOHN BARRIE as Uncle Sid
PAULE ROSEBURY as Paul
HARRY LITTLEWOOD as Harry
DAVID WARWICK as Tony
BARRY LOWE as Leonard
ANNE REID as Lily
BETTY HARDY as Granny Bradley
POLLY HEMINGWAY as Susan
HARRY MARKHAM as Granville
LOUISE JERVIS as Janet
JOHN PROCTOR as Tom

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