BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950–1959)

The Small Back Room 

Sammy Rice - prevented by an artificial foot from military service in World War II - is instead a "back room boy", a life he finds frustrating in the extreme.

Writers:

Nigel Balchin (novel), John Hopkins (adaptation)
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
John Gregson ... Sammy Rice
Ursula Howells Ursula Howells ... Susan
David Webb David Webb ... Lieutenant Pearson
Jack Hedley ... Captain Stuart
John Brooking John Brooking ... Peter Carter
Charles Gray ... Waring
Jane Barrett ... Miss Evans
Oliver Johnston ... Professor Mair
Henry Lincoln Henry Lincoln ... Till (as Henry Soskin)
Peter Copley ... Pinker
Colin Douglas Colin Douglas ... Sergeant-Major Groves
Nigel Arkwright Nigel Arkwright ... Corporal Taylor
Peter Lewiston Peter Lewiston ... Wilson
Dorothy Gordon ... Mrs. Davis
William Sherwood William Sherwood ... Doctor

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Sammy Rice - prevented by an artificial foot from military service in World War II - is instead a "back room boy", a life he finds frustrating in the extreme.

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Genres:

Drama

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Language:

English

Release Date:

5 April 1959 (UK) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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