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Road Test Pedestrian

Frank Thornton – Captain Peacock in Are You Being Served? – gives a pedestrian a road test in this snappy public information film.

Public Information Filler 1974 1 mins


Frank Thornton dons cap and coat to observe a pedestrian in action and accident on an unexpectedly eventful day in this entertaining, short and snappy public information film. Thornton famously played Captain Peacock in the long-running BBC television comedy Are You Being Served? which was shown from 1973 until 1985. He also played Captain Peacock in the programme's spin-off series, Grace and Favour, which was first broadcast in 1992.