Pinwright's Progress. Mr J. Pinwright (James Hayter). Copyright: BBC
Pinwright's Progress

Pinwright's Progress

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 1946 - 1947
  • 10 episodes (1 series)

The daily happenings at Macgillygally's Stores, owned by Mr J. Pinwright. Stars James Hayter, Clarence Wright, Sara Gregory, Daphne Maddox, Doris Palmer and more.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 3

Mr. Pinwright intends to lure post-Christmas shoppers by a handsome gift to the store's fiftieth customer - cigars or nylons, cash customers only considered. In addition he opens a brand new snack bar, but some pills palmed off on him by that cunning salesman throw all his plans into confusion.


This episode no longer exists in the archives. It is missing, believed wiped.

Broadcast details

Friday 27th December 1946
30 minutes

Cast & crew

James Hayter Mr J. Pinwright
Clarence Wright Aubrey
Daphne Maddox Miss Peabody
Doris Palmer Miss Sigsbee
Leonard Sharp Ralph
Charles Irwin Salesman
Sam Hinton Various
Guest cast
Jill Christie Mr Pinwright's Daughter
Writing team
Rodney Hobson Writer
Ted Kavanagh Script Editor
Production team
John Glyn-Jones Director
John Glyn-Jones Producer
Peter Phillips Composer
Anthony Spurgin Composer

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