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A Ball Of String Can Be A Useful Thing

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FilmFair London Productions Norman Rossington Graham Clutterbuck Robert Dunbar, Andi Sloss John Grace, Mik Parsons
  • 1983
  • FilmFair London Productions
  • Granada Television
  • The Adventures of Portland Bill Episode Guide
  • Cartoon Characters: Portland Bill, Ross, Cromarty, Dogger, Finisterre, Inspector Ronaldsway, Edward Stones, Mrs. Lundy, Grandma Tiree, Gail, Fastnet.
  • Vocal Talent: Norman Rossington (Narrator).
  • Produced By Graham Clutterbuck.
  • Animated By Barry Leith.
    Assistant Animators: Humphrey Leadbitter, Heather Boucher.
  • Written By John Grace.
  • Edited By Robert Dunbar.
    Assistant Editor: Andi Sloss.

Additional Crew:



  • Developed By: John Grace, Brian Lieth.
  • Production Co-ordinator: Barrie Edwards.
  • Adapted for Television by: Ian Sachs.
  • Model Makers: Martin Cheek, Gordon Tait, Unda Thodesen.

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Bill takes Dogger for a walk to the mainland whilst picking up a ball of string from Edward Stone's shop. "String is a very useful thing" he says to Edward,...  (more)

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