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Battle of St. George Without, The

1 9 6 9 (UK)
3 x 25 minute episodes

Matt (Stephen Shipp), Sidney (Norman Sweeney) and Henry (Stephen Brassett) – a gang of children living in Dove Square in contemporary London – have secrets and a secret hiding place but uncover plans that could jeopardise the upcoming St George’s Day service at the local Church of St George Without.

The gang do good and the Bishop (John Woodnutt) arrives gratefully when the service goes ahead as planned.

Based on a novel by Janet McNeill, the three-part BBC serial aired on Monday afternoons in December 1969 and was shown again in 1971.

Matt
Stephen Shipp
Sidney
Norman Sweeney
Henry
Stephen Brassett
Mrs McGinley
Beth Boyd
Bert
Charles Collingwood
Dan-Boy
Drew Wood
Mr Lumba
James Fuller
Gwen
Linda Haddock
Alf
James Hall
Flint twins
David Littleton
Kenneth Littleton
Ma Flint
Jean Challis
Miss Harrison
Gillian Maude
Mr Taffe
Robert Mooney
Eddie
Peter Newby
Madge
Caroline North
Maudie
Anna Scher
The Trailer
David Tully
Jane
Brigid Erin Bates
Henry’s aunt
Anthea Holloway
Mr Ricardo
Richie Stewart
The Bishop
John Woodnutt