The Sexton's Pantomime Tale

George Cole recreates his role as the sexton of Highgate Cemetery in this Christmas tale.

When the sexton disturbs the ghost of Harry Payne, `clown prince' of Victorian pantomime, he is whisked back through to time to explore the origins of this essentially British entertainment.

With Roy Hudd

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George Cole recreates his role as the sexton of Highgate Cemetery in this Christmas tale.

When the sexton disturbs the ghost of Harry Payne, `clown prince' of Victorian pantomime, he is whisked back through to time to explore the origins of this essentially British entertainment.

With Roy Hudd