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An Exercise in Filming

Episode 14 of 16

Troutbridge's chance of movie stardom is jeopardised by Phillips' navigational skills. Stars Leslie Phillips. From June 1959.

HMS Troutbridge's chance of movie stardom is jeopardised, thanks to the navigational skills of Sub-Lieutenant Phillips!

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Dennis Price as Number One, Richard Caldicot as Commander Povey, Ronnie Barker as AS Johnson, Heather Chasen as Heather, Michael Bates as Antony J Antony and Tenniel Evans as the Admiral.

The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series on BBC Radio between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in June 1959.

30 minutes