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Playbox (1955–1964)

TV Series | 45 min | Family

Playbox used to alternate weekly with Crackerjack both hosted by Eamon Andrews. Whereas Crackerjack was set in a theatre with an audience, Playbox was studio based with quizzes and games plus the animated cartoon Bengo about a pet puppy ...See morePlaybox used to alternate weekly with Crackerjack both hosted by Eamon Andrews. Whereas Crackerjack was set in a theatre with an audience, Playbox was studio based with quizzes and games plus the animated cartoon Bengo about a pet puppy and the drawings of Tony Hart Written by djreidwhitby See less
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Updated Sep 21, 1955

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1955 (United Kingdom)

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112 cast members
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Eamonn Andrews
Himself - Host Himself - Host   See fewer
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Tony Hart
Himself Himself   See fewer
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Ivan Owen
Detective-Inspector Bruce / Himself Detective-Inspector Bruce / Himself   See fewer
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Johnny Morris
The Hot Chestnut Man The Hot Chestnut Man   See fewer
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31
Wensley Pithey
Barrington Blizard, QC Barrington Blizard, QC   See fewer
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Ted Taylor
Himself / Themselves - The Ted Taylor Trio Himself / Themselves - The Ted Taylor Trio   See fewer
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5
Geoffrey Whitehead
Jeremy Fosdyke, QC Jeremy Fosdyke, QC   See fewer
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4
Janet Brown
Herself Herself   See fewer
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Mela White
Gloria / Janice Arthur / WPC Evangeline Kelly Gloria / Janice Arthur / WPC Evangeline Kelly   See fewer
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3
David Hart
Detective-Constable Corcoran Detective-Constable Corcoran   See fewer
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Anthony Pendrell
Cosmo Fettes / Simon Antrobus / Sir Roger Thorne Cosmo Fettes / Simon Antrobus / Sir Roger Thorne   See fewer
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Amanda Barrie
Margaret Palethorpe / Gloria Green Margaret Palethorpe / Gloria Green   See fewer
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Rory MacDermot
Jason Banks / Nicholas Carter Jason Banks / Nicholas Carter   See fewer
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Maurice Hedley
Colonel John Maynard / Colonel Royston Colonel John Maynard / Colonel Royston   See fewer
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Peter Goss
Arthur Barty / Harvey Sherwood / Philip Barty Arthur Barty / Harvey Sherwood / Philip Barty   See fewer
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John Garr Pitt
Barney Hogan / Humphrey Fielding Barney Hogan / Humphrey Fielding   See fewer
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Peter Hawkins
Ben Cooke / Jack Royde Ben Cooke / Jack Royde   See fewer
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Tarn Bassett
Diana Layton / WPC Clark Diana Layton / WPC Clark   See fewer
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Cass Allen
Millie / Sandra Gregg Millie / Sandra Gregg   See fewer
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Maurice Durant
Sam 'Splinter' Wood / Sam Collins Sam 'Splinter' Wood / Sam Collins   See fewer
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James Ottaway
Augustus Benfleld / Major Harvey Long Augustus Benfleld / Major Harvey Long   See fewer
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Owen Reed
Himself - Trophy Presenter Himself - Trophy Presenter   See fewer
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Garard Green
Basil Beauchamp, QC Basil Beauchamp, QC   See fewer
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Owen Berry
George Brindle George Brindle   See fewer
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John Cronin
Andrew Gage Andrew Gage   See fewer
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James Raglan
Charlie Hinch Charlie Hinch   See fewer
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Armine Sandford
Karen Alder Karen Alder   See fewer
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James Sharkey
Jack Aldersley Jack Aldersley   See fewer
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Joy Stewart
Nurse Carter Nurse Carter   See fewer
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Lian-Shin Yang
Madame Wong Madame Wong   See fewer
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Rose Alba
Rosita Rosita   See fewer
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Norman Atkyns
Mr. A.J. Footit Mr. A.J. Footit   See fewer
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Tony Bateman
George Ellison George Ellison   See fewer
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Michael Blythe
Ronald Drew Ronald Drew   See fewer
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Miss Madeleine Royston Miss Madeleine Royston   See fewer
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Shirley Coniston Shirley Coniston   See fewer
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Michael Guest
Mr. Robert Deverell Mr. Robert Deverell   See fewer
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Herr Reindorf Herr Reindorf   See fewer
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Bernard Kay
Frank Woodfield Frank Woodfield   See fewer
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Elizabeth Lynton
Rosamund Waring Rosamund Waring   See fewer
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Donald Masters
Mark Mason Mark Mason   See fewer
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Milly Lorraine Milly Lorraine   See fewer
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Don Martin Don Martin   See fewer
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PC Jackson PC Jackson   See fewer
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Curnock Curnock   See fewer
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Sarah Howarth Sarah Howarth   See fewer
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Michael Rooney Michael Rooney   See fewer
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