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Sea Trials of the Poppadom

It's hands across the sea, as the crew of Troutbridge helps commission a foreign frigate. Stars Jon Pertwee. From November 1960.

It's hands across the sea - as the crew of HMS Troutbridge help to commission a foreign frigate.

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Heather Chasen as Heather, Tenniel Evans as the Admiral and Ronnie Barker and Michael Bates as the Potarneylanders.

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 November 1960.

30 minutes

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