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Old Anglia programme starring Michael Crawford uncovered

During our interview with Michael Crawford in Cambridge, where he was supporting The Sick Children's Trust, Michael mentioned to presenter Jonathan Wills that he had been in an old Anglia production many years ago.

Michael Crawford in 'The Policeman and the Cook' Credit: ITV Anglia

Our researchers got to work and have now uncovered the programme. It was 'The Policeman and the Cook' which aired on ITV at Christmas in 1970 as part of ITV's 'Sunday Night Theatre' series.

Other stars in the programme included Tim Curry of Rocky Horror fame and Reginald Marsh, who appeared in Terry and June, Bread, Minder and Z Cars

Click below to watch a snippet of the programme

You can watch the full programme on our YouTube Channel here

Michael Crawford in conversation with Jonathan Wills

Actor Michael Crawford's been in Cambridge helping to raise money for 'The Sick Children's Trust.'

Michael Crawford with Jonathan Wills Credit: ITV Anglia

In the 1970's millions watched him as Frank Spencer in Some Mothers Do Ave Em before he turned his hand to musicals with Phantom of The Opera.

  • Click below to watch our report on his visit to Acorn House near Addenbrooke's Hospital, one of the homes run by the trust, plus his chat with Jonathan Wills

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