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Confirming Povey's Rank

Episode 14 of 19

Is Povey a fraud? It seems so, as the Troutbridge crew race to secure his captaincy. Stars Leslie Phillips. From December 1963.

Is Povey a fraud? It seems so, as the crew of HMS Troutbridge race to secure his captaincy

Stars Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Richard Caldicote as Captain Povey, Heather Chasen as Heather, Ronnie Barker as Lieutenant Queeg and Tenniel Evens as The Commander.

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 December 1963.

30 minutes

Last on

Wed 5 Dec 2018 19:00

Broadcasts

  • Fri 3 Aug 2012 08:00
  • Fri 3 Aug 2012 12:00
  • Fri 3 Aug 2012 19:00
  • Wed 27 Apr 2016 08:00
  • Wed 27 Apr 2016 12:00
  • Wed 27 Apr 2016 19:00
  • Wed 5 Dec 2018 08:00
  • Wed 5 Dec 2018 12:00
  • Wed 5 Dec 2018 19:00