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Whirligig (TV Series 1950– ) Poster

(1950– )

Full Cast & Crew

Series Directed by 

Robert Tronson ... (17 episodes, 1953-1954)
Dicky Leeman ... (2 episodes, 1952-1953)
Lloyd Williams ... (2 episodes, 1954)
Gilchrist Calder ... (1 episode, 1952)

Series Writing Credits  

Michael Westmore ... (deviser) (73 episodes, 1950-1954)
Peter Ling ... (69 episodes, 1951-1954)
Francis Coudrill ... (55 episodes, 1951-1954)
Desmond O'Donovan ... (18 episodes, 1955-1956)
Sheilah Ward ... (18 episodes, 1955-1956)
Hazel Adair ... (17 episodes, 1951-1952)
Ronald Marriott ... (17 episodes, 1951-1952)
Allan Cooper ... (13 episodes, 1954)
Geoffrey Robinson ... (10 episodes, 1954)
Marcel Stellman ... (7 episodes, 1950-1951)
Edward Andrewes ... (6 episodes, 1953)
Richard Baldwyn ... (6 episodes, 1953)
Larry Forrester ... (6 episodes, 1953)
Annette Mills ... (6 episodes, 1953)
Stuart Ready ... (6 episodes, 1953)

Series Cast  

Peter Hawkins ...  Mr. Turnip / ... 91 episodes, 1950-1956
Humphrey Lestocq Humphrey Lestocq ...  Himself - Presenter 91 episodes, 1950-1956
Francis Coudrill Francis Coudrill ...  Hank the Cowboy 73 episodes, 1950-1954
Geoffrey Robinson Geoffrey Robinson ...  Himself - Magician 71 episodes, 1950-1956
Steve Race Steve Race ...  Himself 44 episodes, 1952-1955
Sheilah Ward Sheilah Ward 19 episodes, 1953-1954
Rolf Harris ...  Himself - Artist (Willoughby Drawing Board) 18 episodes, 1955-1956
John Benson John Benson ...  Brian Burton 17 episodes, 1950-1951
Marise Hepworth Marise Hepworth ...  Anne Osborne 17 episodes, 1950-1951
Michael Nicholls Michael Nicholls ...  Bobby Osborne 17 episodes, 1950-1951
Kathleen St. John Kathleen St. John ...  Mrs. Inskip 17 episodes, 1950-1951
Michael Newell Michael Newell ...  Bilaphodorus 17 episodes, 1951-1952
Brian Smith ...  Ian Spencer 17 episodes, 1951-1952
Harry Corbett Harry Corbett ...  Himself - with Sooty 17 episodes, 1953-1954
John Gabriel John Gabriel ...  John Armitage / ... 16 episodes, 1952
Patricia Driscoll Patricia Driscoll 13 episodes, 1953-1954
James Ottaway ...  Clibber - Can We Help You? segment 12 episodes, 1956
Raymond Rollett Raymond Rollett ...  Sly - Can We Help You? segment 12 episodes, 1956
Henry Zeisel Henry Zeisel ...  Themselves - Musical Adventures segment 12 episodes, 1956
Geoffrey Hibbert Geoffrey Hibbert ...  Captain Kennedy 11 episodes, 1951
John Le Mesurier ...  Mr. Lumber's Shop segment 11 episodes, 1951
Marcel Stellman Marcel Stellman ...  Mr. Lumber's Shop segment 11 episodes, 1951
Philip Coral Philip Coral ...  Bobbin 6 episodes, 1952
Clive Dunn ...  Sammy Smith 6 episodes, 1952
Reginald Dyson Reginald Dyson ...  Charlie Carter 6 episodes, 1952
Edward Andrewes Edward Andrewes ...  Mister Maggs 6 episodes, 1953
James Drake ...  Mr. Deering 6 episodes, 1955
Louise Gainsborough Louise Gainsborough ...  Mrs. Deering 6 episodes, 1955
Colin Gibson Colin Gibson ...  Jeremy 6 episodes, 1955
Victor Platt Victor Platt ...  Mr. Pumfrey 6 episodes, 1955
Valentine Dyall ...  Gorgol / ... 5 episodes, 1951-1952
Isabel George Isabel George ...  Pamela Vernon 5 episodes, 1952
Errol John Errol John ...  Malanga 5 episodes, 1952
John Franklyn John Franklyn ...  Dick Turpin / ... 5 episodes, 1953
Edmundo Ros Edmundo Ros ...  Himself 4 episodes, 1952
Edwin Ellis Edwin Ellis ...  Nobby Noble 4 episodes, 1952
Kenneth Brown Kenneth Brown ...  Captain Lacey 4 episodes, 1953
Hilda Fenemore Hilda Fenemore ...  Ada Gomm 3 episodes, 1953
Valerie Forrest Valerie Forrest ...  Mary Girling 3 episodes, 1953
Alan Judd Alan Judd 3 episodes, 1953
Philip Dale Philip Dale ...  Commander Farrell 3 episodes, 1954
Peter Scott Peter Scott ...  Peter Pride 3 episodes, 1954
Carole Lorimer Carole Lorimer ...  Emmy Spinks 3 episodes, 1955
Leslie Woodgate Leslie Woodgate ...  Himself - Sing Merrily, Sing! segment 2 episodes, 1951
Peter Glover Peter Glover ...  Himself 2 episodes, 1952
Robert Harbin Robert Harbin ...  Himself - Magician 2 episodes, 1952
Richard Pearson ...  Professor Watkins 2 episodes, 1952
Sally Rogers Sally Rogers ...  Lady Equestria 2 episodes, 1952
Thomas Conniffe Thomas Conniffe ...  Ben Girling 2 episodes, 1953
James Raglan James Raglan ...  General Standish 2 episodes, 1953
Frederic Steger Frederic Steger ...  John Girling 2 episodes, 1953
Shaun Sutton Shaun Sutton ...  Captain Buxton 2 episodes, 1954
Peter Butterworth ...  Police Sergeant 1 episode, 1951
Edric Connor Edric Connor ...  Himself 1 episode, 1951
Allan Maxwell Allan Maxwell ...  Mr. Lumber's Shop segment 1 episode, 1951
Betty Woolfe Betty Woolfe ...  Mrs. Spencer 1 episode, 1951
Bruce Beeby Bruce Beeby ...  Delpho 1 episode, 1952
Dilys Laye ...  Herself 1 episode, 1952
Barrie Edgar Barrie Edgar ...  Himself 1 episode, 1953
Dennis Clinton Dennis Clinton ...  Gordon 1 episode, 1954
Agnes Bernelle Agnes Bernelle ...  Herself 1 episode, 1956
Kitza Kazacos Kitza Kazacos ...  Herself 1 episode, 1956
Alfred Wurmser Alfred Wurmser ...  Other puppets unknown episodes

Series Produced by 

Michael Westmore ... producer (72 episodes, 1950-1954)
Desmond O'Donovan ... producer (18 episodes, 1955-1956)
Gilchrist Calder ... producer (1 episode, 1952)

Series Production Design by 

Richard Henry ... (25 episodes, 1950-1954)
Gordon Roland ... (7 episodes, 1955-1956)
Stewart Marshall ... (4 episodes, 1954)
Eileen Diss ... (1 episode, 1954)

Series Art Department 

Francis Coudrill ... drawn by: Hank Rides Again segment (55 episodes, 1951-1954)
Tony Hart ... drawings by (10 episodes, 1953)

Series Animation Department 

Alfred Wurmser ... animations (32 episodes, 1951-1952)

Series Music Department 

Steve Race ... piano accompanist (72 episodes, 1950-1954)

Series Other crew 

Joy Laurey ... puppeteer: "Mr. Turnip" (91 episodes, 1950-1956)

See also

Release Dates | Official Sites | Company Credits | Filming & Production | Technical Specs

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