Ripping Yarns

Season 1 Episode 2

The Testing of Eric Olthwaite

Aired Unknown Sep 27, 1977 on BBC Two
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The Testing of Eric Olthwaite
An English boy, Eric Olthwaite who is so boring that he causes his parents and sister to run away, gets involved with a bank robber who share his interests. Together they become notorious for stealing things that they're interested in, like shovels and weather records. Suddenly Eric becomes very popular.moreless

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Barbara New

Barbara New

Mrs. Olthwaite

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John Barrett

John Barrett

Mr. Olthwaite

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Anita Carey

Anita Carey

Irene Olthwaite

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