“Para Handy – Master Mariner” is a sitcom that aired on the BBC from December 11, 1959, to January 22, 1960. It consisted of 6 half hour episodes and filmed in black and white.
The show followed the adventures of Captain Para Handy and his crew on their boat, The Vital Spark. The writer for the series was Duncan Ross, with Pharic MacLaren as the producer and James MacTaggart as the director.
The main characters included Para Handy played by Duncan MacRae, Dougie portrayed by Roddy McMillan, Dan MacPhail played by John Grieve, and Sunny Jim portrayed by Angus Lennie.