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The Hitch-Hiking Counterfeiter

A retired 'Major' cadges a lift on HMS Troutbridge, but the crew soon pay the price.

Stars Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Ronnie Barker as Major Piecraft and Richard Caldicote as Captain Povey.

Laughs afloat aboard British Royal Navy frigate HMS Troutbridge. The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in February 1961.

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30 minutes

Last on

Sat 12 Sep 2015 12:00