Mr. Pastry's Progress

Mr. Pastry's Progress is a British comedy television series which originally aired on the BBC from 1950 to 1951.[1] Richard Hearne appeared as his character Mr. Pastry. The original series featured fifteen minute episodes, which was broadcast live. It later returned for a 1962 series of the same title. It lasted for six episodes, and co-starred Barbara Hicks.

Mr. Pastry's Progress
Written byJames Cairncross
Richard Hearne
StarringRichard Hearne
Barbara Hicks
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original languageEnglish
No. of series1
No. of episodes6
ProducerDavid Goddard
Running time25 minutes
Production companyBBC
Original networkBBC 1
Original release31 December 1950 (1950-12-31) –
19 May 1962 (1962-05-19)



  1. ^ Vahimagi p.33


  • Vahimagi, Tise . British Television: An Illustrated Guide. Oxford University Press, 1996.

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