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The Power of the Press

Episode 2 of 4

The Chester-Perry buying clerk crusades to improve conditions for cleaning ladies. Stars Michael Williams. From December 1999.

The Chester-Perry buying clerk crusades to improve conditions for cleaning ladies.

Michael Williams stars as Bristow, the buying clerk from Frank Dickens' famous newspaper cartoon strip. Syndicated internationally, it ran for 41 years in London's Evening Standard.

Bristow ...... Michael Williams
Jones ...... Rodney Bewes
Gert ...... Liz Fraser
Daisy ...... Joan Sims
Mrs Purdy ...... Dora Bryan
Hewitt ...... Owen Brenman
Miss Sunman ...... Katy Odey
Stationmaster ...... Jon Glover
Stoke ...... David Battley
Hickford ...... Roger Lloyd Pack
Lift Boy ...... Ian Kelland

Music composed and performed by John Whitehall.

Producer: Neil Cargill

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1999.

30 minutes

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