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Tomkinson's Schooldays

Series 1 - Episode 1 Tomkinson's Schooldays

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Summary

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.

Cast & Crew

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