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Published by [s.n.] in [Glasgow] .

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StatementTheatre Royal Glasgow.
ContributionsTheatre Royal (Glasgow, Scotland)
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Number of Pages10
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Known as Scotland's Happy Soap. The first book came out in '47 and a subsequent book each year after. In it became a TV series. The First Book of the McFlannels begins in and introduces us to Willie McFlannel and his girl Sarah McTwill and ends in with their 25th anniversary celebration.5/5.

A soap called the McFlannels. Listener Pat Taylor recalls Scotland's favourite weekly home-grown family saga. Release date: 12 November Duration: 1 minute. The McFlannels See It Through 3. McFlannels United 4. McFlannel Family Affairs 5. Maisie McFlannel’s Romance. After Peggy left to go back to the US I just binged on books 3, 4 and 5 devouring them one after the other.

When they were published, from on I think these books were seen as just a bit of light reading, a good laugh. The First Book of the McFlannels begins in and introduces us to Willie McFlannel and his girl Sarah McTwill and ends in with their 25th anniversary celebration.

They marry and settle down in a flat, a room and a kitchen. Willie is a fitter in the Clyde Shipyard. The Fourth Book of the McFlannels Hardcover – 1 Jan. by Helen W Pryde (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Amazon Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" £ — £ Hardcover £Reviews: 1. Kindly seeking info on Helen W Pryde, writer of the radio play and seven books entitled "The McFlannels" which were the kind and funny stories of a Glasgow family. The radio play apparently started inbooks were written after WWII.

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