The Prisoner of Spenda

4 January 1975
ATV Networks Production

Screenplay: Dave Freeman
Executive Producer: Peter Rogers
Producer: Gerald Thomas
Director: Alan Tarrant

 Sid James...Prince Rupert, Arnold Basket
Barbara Windsor...Vera Basket
Joan Sims...Madame Olga
Jack Douglas...Colonel Yackoff
Kenneth Connor...Nickoff

Peter Butterworth...Count Yerackers
David Lodge...Duke Boris
Tzana...Diane Langton
Major...Rupert Evans
Waiter...Ronnie Brody

 

The Story

The Crown Price of Pluritania has gone missing. Unless he is recovered in time for his coronation, power will revert to his evil cousin, Boris. Count Yerackers and his aide Yackoff hatch a plot to save the throne - replace the missing Prince with a double - the only problem is all the lookalikes are in Boris' dungeon, along with the prince!

Newlyweds Arnold and Vera Basket are on honeymoon in Pluritania. Arnold bears a striking resemblance to the Crown Prince. It's a race against time who will get to him first.The Crown Price of Pluritania has gone missing. Unless he is recovered in time for his coronation, power will revert to his evil cousin, Boris. Count Yerackers and his aide Yackoff hatch a plot to save the throne - replace the missing Prince with a double - the only problem is all the lookalikes are in Boris' dungeon, along with the prince!

Newlyweds Arnold and Vera Basket are on honeymoon in Pluritania. Arnold bears a striking resemblance to the Crown Prince. It's a race against time who will get to him first.