The lad's hopes of seeing a night of dance at Covent Garden don't quite go to plan.
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After a disastrous break, the lad discovers Sid's rented his house out. From October 1956.
MCC chairman Sid makes the lad England's cricket captain, but bets on Australia to win.
The lad takes up conjuring and is booked for Dartmoor Prison, unaware of Sid's plan.