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Comedy Playhouse: The Offer

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by Alan Simpson and Ray Galton
This week: The Offer
Starring Wilfrid Brambell and Harry H. Corbett

Conducting a rag-and-bone business means two things - collecting the stuff and flogging it. The old-established firm of Steptoe and Son are doing quite well on the first count, but on the second...
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Contributors

Writer: Alan Simpson
Writer: Ray Galton
Incidental Music: Ron Grainer
Designer: Malcolm Goulding
Producer: Duncan Wood
Steptoe Senior: Wilfrid Brambell
Harold Steptoe: Harry H. Corbett

Blog posts that mention this programme:

Alan Simpson 8 February 2017
The Sunday Post: Galton and Simpson 27 September 2015






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