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Drifting Through

Episode 6 of 13

The senior Troutbridge crew head for the breakers yard aboard Number 1's first command. Stars Stephen Murray. From October 1966.

The senior crew of HMS Troutbridge head for the breakers yard aboard Number One's first command.

Stars 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, Ronnie Barker as Able-Seaman Johnson and Michael Bates as the Admiral’s Flag Lieutenant .

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

Incidental Music by Tommy Riley and James Moody.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in October 1966.

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30 minutes