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Sykes

Series 1

Episode 6: Stranger

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Classic comedy. Eric and Hattie are visited by a mysterious stranger who claims that he has returned to honour a childhood promise.

Contributors

Tommy Grando:
Peter Sellers
PC Corky Turnbull:
Deryck Guyler
Mrs Hackenschmidt:
Joan Young
Store Manager:
Frank Gatliff
Producer:
Roger Race
Director:
Roger Race
Miss Jones:
Mary Miller
Deirdre:
Cheryl Hall
Executive Producer:
Dennis Main Wilson

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Comedy in which the Carry On gang run a marriage bureau. The proprietors, Sid and Sophie Bliss (Sid James and Hattie Jaques) seem set on matching the most unlikely couples.

Contributors

Sidney Bliss:
Sidney James
Percival Snooper:
Kenneth Williams
James Bedsop:
Charles Hawtrey
Esme Crowfoot:
Joan Sims
Terence Philpot:
Terry Scott
Bertie Muffet:
Richard O'Callaghan
Gripper Burke:
Bernard Bresslaw
Director:
Gerald Thomas
Producer:
Peter Rogers

Genres

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Peter Capaldi embarks upon a personal journey to discover the shocking history of the stars of north London's famous film studios. Including clips from rarely seen films. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Peter Capaldi
Director:
Peter Capaldi
Producer:
Adam Tandy
Participant:
Terry Gilliam
Participant:
Marcia Warren
Executive Producer:
Paul Schlesinger
Lionel Crisp:
Tim Downie
Jenny Driscoll:
Kelly Adams
Writer:
Tony Roche

Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes

on BBC Four

Drama about the way Carry On actress Hattie Jacques's home life was blown apart by a secret sexual liaison with her young driver while she was married to John Le Mesurier. Show more

Contributors

Hattie Jacques:
Ruth Jones
John Le Mesurier:
Robert Bathurst
John Schofield:
Aidan Turner
Joan Malin:
Jeany Spark
Eric Sykes:
Graham Fellows
Esma Cannon:
Marcia Warren
Gerald Thomas:
Stephen Critchlow
Young Actress:
Susy Kane
Eamonn Andrews:
Lewis Macleod
Robin Le Mesurier:
John Bell
Producer:
Seb Barwell
Director:
Dan Zeff

Genres

Peter Capaldi embarks upon a personal journey to discover the shocking history of the stars of north London's famous film studios. Including clips from rarely seen films. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Peter Capaldi
Director:
Peter Capaldi
Producer:
Adam Tandy
Participant:
Terry Gilliam
Participant:
Marcia Warren
Executive Producer:
Paul Schlesinger
Lionel Crisp:
Tim Downie
Jenny Driscoll:
Kelly Adams
Writer:
Tony Roche

Sykes

Series 1

Episode 6: Stranger

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Classic comedy. Eric and Hattie are visited by a mysterious stranger who claims that he has returned to honour a childhood promise.

Contributors

Tommy Grando:
Peter Sellers
PC Corky Turnbull:
Deryck Guyler
Mrs Hackenschmidt:
Joan Young
Store Manager:
Frank Gatliff
Producer:
Roger Race
Director:
Roger Race
Miss Jones:
Mary Miller
Deirdre:
Cheryl Hall
Executive Producer:
Dennis Main Wilson

How the Brits Rocked America: Go West

Episode 2: Stairway to Heaven

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

The second part of a series celebrating the success of British rock in America looks at how Led Zeppelin spearheaded a British stadium rock assault in the 70s. Show more

Peter Capaldi embarks upon a personal journey to discover the shocking history of the stars of north London's famous film studios. Including clips from rarely seen films. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Peter Capaldi
Director:
Peter Capaldi
Producer:
Adam Tandy
Participant:
Terry Gilliam
Participant:
Marcia Warren
Executive Producer:
Paul Schlesinger
Lionel Crisp:
Tim Downie
Jenny Driscoll:
Kelly Adams
Writer:
Tony Roche

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