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Professor Jimmy Edwards must deal with outbreaks of shaving and mixed ballroom dancing at school. From July 1961.

Professor Jimmy Edwards must deal with outbreaks of shaving and mixed ballroom dancing at school.

Roddy Maude-Roxby ...... Mr Potter
Roger Shepherd ...... Lumley
Frederick Treves ...... Alfred Tennyson

With Joan Young, Philip Moran, Graham Aza, David Lott, Heather Bennett, Jennie Lathan and Angela Shade.

Starting life on BBC TV before transferring to radio, Chiselbury School is run "for the sons of gentlefolk".

Headmaster, Professor James Edwards, M.A. never misses a trick when it comes to exploiting the students and their parents. Sports pitches are given over to growing vegetables, which the boys nurture for their head to sell. Classes never exceed 95 pupils - 50 if private tuition is paid for at five guineas extra. It's only thanks to the efforts of the devoted deputy head, Mr Pettigrew, that the school exists at all.

Written by Frank Muir and Denis Norden and adapted for radio by David Climie.

Producer: Edward Taylor

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in July 1961.

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