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A Now Tricky Life Woefully Miseried Up

Bleak Expectations, Series 4 Episode 5 of 6

30 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 09 December 2010

Volume Four, Chapter 5: "A Now Tricky Life Woefully Miseried Up" by Mark Evans

Pip and Harry have escaped the exploding desert island, but Harry has been transformed into a dinosaur. Now they must catch Mister Benevolent and prevent him taking over the world, but the trail has lead them to France. Here they must face unimaginable horrors including a bacon free breakfast and a deadly confrontation in a cheese mine. But there is a glimmer of hope in the form of The Scarlet Pimple.

Sir Philip ..... Richard Johnson
Young Pip Bin ..... Tom Allen
Gently Benevolent ..... Anthony Head
Harry Biscuit ..... James Bachman
Grimpunch ..... Geoffrey Whitehead
Ripely ..... Sarah Hadland
Pippa ..... Susy Kane
Reverend Godly Fecund ..... David Mitchell
Frenchman ..... Mark Evans

Writer ..... Mark Evans
Producer ..... Gareth Edwards

Producer Gareth Edwards.


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