6.5 Special

BBC TV's hit pop series of the '50s transferred to the cinema with the minimum of plot and the maximum of music: showbiz wannabes Leslie and Todd hop on the 6.05 Glasgow to London train; a host of stars, not surprisingly, are rehearsing on board. The line-up includes Petula Clark, Dankworth and Laine, Jim Dale (and youthful comic duo Mike and Bernie Winters), but when we finally reach the studio, it's Lonnie Donegan who closes the show.

Release details

Duration: 85 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Alfred Shaugnessy
Screenwriter: Norman Hudis
Cast: Avril Leslie
Diane Todd
Pete Murray
Jo Douglas
Finlay Currie
Josephine Douglas
Lonnie Donnegan
Dickie Valentine
Jim Dale
Petula Clark
Russ Hamilton
Joan Regan
Johnny Dankworth
Cleo Laine
Mike and Bernie Winters