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Series 1 - 1. Tomkinson's Schooldays

Tomkinson's Schooldays

About this programme

1/6. Parodies of pre-war tales of heroism and derring-do, written by and starring Michael Palin and Terry Jones. A pupil at a public school is downtrodden one moment and official bully-in-residence the next, enjoying bizarre privileges including opium-smoking and the amorous attentions of Filipino women. First broadcast January 7, 1976.

Cast and crew

Cast

Tomkinson/Headmaster/Mr Craffitt
Michael Palin
Grayson
Ian Ogilvy
Mr Ellis/Bear/Mr Moodie/Director
Terry Jones
Mummy
Gwen Watford
Chaplain
John Wentworth

Crew

Writer
Terry Jones
Writer
Michael Palin
Categories
Comedy

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