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Worzel Gummidge Turns Detective (BBC 1953 with Frank Atkinson)

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UK / BBC / 4×30 minute episodes Broadcast 10 February – 3 March 1953 in black and white

Writer: Barbara Euphon Todd / Producer and Director: Pamela Brown

Fantasy comedy serial. An early adventure for loveable scarecrow Worzel Gummidge. The character of Worzel became a much loved figure of Children’s TV when ITV mounted a very popular version starring Jon Pertwee in the late 1970s.

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Frank Atkinson as Worzel Gummidge
Mabel Constanduros as Earthy Mangold
Carole Olver as Penny
David Coote as Andrew
Margaret Boyd as Mrs Braithewaite
Janet Joye as Mrs Bloomsbury-Barton
Totti Truman Taylor as Aunt Sally

THE EPISODES
1. ENTER TWO SCARECROWS (10 Feb 1953)
2. AUNT SALLY (17 Feb 1953)
3. GUMMIDGE, THE SWEEP (24 Feb 1953)
4. GUMMIDGE DISAPPEARS (3 Mar 1953)

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