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First of the Summer Wine


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by Roy Clarke.
June 1939: while Herr Hitler considers the domination of Europe, it's girls who play a more important role in the thoughts of Compo, Wally and Seymour.
1: Not Thee Missus ...
Designer Stephan Paczai Produced and directed by Mike Stephens
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Writer: Roy Clarke
Designer: Stephan Paczai
Director/producer: Mike Stephens
Norman Clegg: Davro Fenwick
Compo: Paul Wyett
Sherbet: Paul Oldham
Seymour: Paul McLain
Compo's girl: Karen Colin
Scrimshaw: Derek Benfield
Foggy: Richard Lumsden
Mrs Dewhurst: Linda Beckett
Wally: Gary Whitaker
Ivy: Sarah Dangerfield
Dilys: Joanne Heywood
Mrs Clegg: Maggie Ollerenshaw
Nora: Helen Patrick
Lena: Judy Flynn
Mrs Norbury: Patricia England
Mr Clegg: Peter Sallis

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First of the Summer Wine

BBC One London, 3 September 1989 19.15

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