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A Star Is Born

Episode 3 of 6

Harold falls for his drama society's leading lady. Adapted from TV. With Wilfrid Brambell and Harry H Corbett. From June 1974.

Harold falls for the leading lady from his drama society - and Albert makes an entrance.

Starring Wilfrid Brambell as Albert, Harry H Corbett as Harold and Trevor Bannister as Rupert. With Jo Manning Wilson, Michael McClain and Nicolette MacKenzie.

Following the conclusion of their hugely successful association with Tony Hancock, writers Ray Galton and Alan Simpson wrote 10 pilots for the BBC TV's Comedy Playhouse in 1962. The Offer was set in a house with a yard full of junk, featuring the lives of rag and bone men Albert Steptoe and his son Harold and it was the spark for a run of 8 series for TV.

Written for TV and adapted for radio by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson.

Produced by Bobby Jaye

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in June 1974.

30 minutes