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Bergerac

Series 2

Episode 5: Almost like a Holiday

Duration: 48 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One London

Police drama series set in Jersey. The bureau is put under pressure to find the mugger of a holidaymaker, but Vincent Parkin's vivid imagination doesn't help.

Contributors

Jim Bergerac:
John Nettles
Charlie Hungerford:
Terence Alexander
Marianne:
Celia Imrie
Barney Crozier:
Sean Arnold
Charlotte:
Annette Badland
Diamante Lil:
Mela White
Vincent Parkin:
Norman Wisdom
Eva Parkin:
Elvi Hale
Mitchell:
Jeff Rawle
Frank Deighton:
Michael Attwell
Felicity:
Sheila Ruskin
Mrs Fraser:
Peggy Wood
Horatio Nelson:
Kevin Stoney

Duration: 1 hour, 42 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Comedy starring Norman Wisdom. A hapless news vendor is pushed into a career as a reporter on a local rag by his embarrassed grandfather, the prime minister. Show more

Contributors

Norman/Wilfred/Emily Shields:
Norman Wisdom
Major Bartlett:
Derek Bond
Ruby Fairchild:
Tracey Crisp
Mrs Corcoran:
Noel Dyson
Alderman Corcoran:
Derek Francis
Willoughby:
Peter Jones
Mr Ross:
David Lodge
Mr Nottage:
Stanley Unwin
Director:
Robert Asher

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Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Classic slapstick comedy about a bumbling butcher's boy (Norman Wisdom) who takes a shine to a recently orphaned girl while visiting his boss in hospital. He vows to see her again. Show more

Contributors

Norman Pitkin:
Norman Wisdom
Director:
Robert Asher
Grimsdale:
Edward Chapman
Janet Haskell:
Jeanette Sterke
Sir Hector:
Jerry Desmonde
Lady Brinkley:
Jill Melford
Cpl Welsh:
Glyn Houston
Capt Russell:
Peter Jones
Prof Crankshaw:
Ernest Clark
Dr Meadows:
Patrick Cargill
Producer:
Hugh Stewart

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Duration: 1 hour, 38 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Slapstick comedy about a milkman for a small, independent dairy, who finds his livelihood threatened by a large conglomerate and decides to put up a fight. Starring Norman Wisdom.

Contributors

Norman Pitkin:
Norman Wisdom
Mr Grimsdale:
Edward Chapman
Mr Hunter:
Jerry Desmonde
Mrs Hoskin:
Paddie ONeil
Director:
Robert Asher
Producer:
Hugh Stewart

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Last of the Summer Wine

Variations on a Theme of the Widow Winstanley

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland

Knowing Clegg's fear of women, Truly plots to find his old classmate, who had a liking for liquorice, and deliver her to his doorstep.

Duration: 1 hour, 20 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

Family fantasy based on E Nesbit's classic tale. During the First World War, five evacuee children find a sand fairy (voiced by Eddie Izzard) on a deserted beach. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 31 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Slapstick British comedy vehicle for Norman Wisdom about a window cleaner on a country estate who suffers the pranks of his employer's upstart son. Show more

Contributors

Major Willoughby:
Jerry Desmonde
Lady Banderville:
Ambrosine Phillpotts
Fletcher Hetherington:
Colin Gordon
Sir Reginald:
Michael Caridia
Maurice:
Michael Ward
Sylvia:
Jill Dixon
Mick Bellman:
William Lucas
Yvonne:
Hy Hazell
Producer:
Hugh Stewart

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Duration: 1 hour, 26 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

An impoverished man (Norman Wisdom) makes an unlikely bet to raise money to buy a gift for his secret love. As his fortune turns, a series of slapstick misunderstandings ensues. Show more

Contributors

Richard Lumb:
Leslie Phillips
Miss Daviot:
Delphi Lawrence
Mr Stoneway:
Edward Chapman
Mrs Hackett:
Marjorie Rhodes
Phoebe:
Joan Sims
Cranley:
Michael Ward
Man in Cinema:
Felix Felton
Producer:
Hugh Stewart

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Duration: 1 hour, 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Comedy. A car park attendant at Scotland Yard (Norman Wisdom) dreams of becoming a policeman like his father, but his determination to prove his worth leads to chaos. Show more

Contributors

Norman Pitkin/Giulio Napolitani:
Norman Wisdom
Sir Ronald:
Raymond Huntley
Supt Hobson:
David Lodge
Mrs Stammers:
Esma Cannon
Director:
Robert Asher
Producer:
Hugh Stewart

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Last of the Summer Wine

Series 16

Episode 1: The Man Who Nearly Knew Pavarotti

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

When Wesley nearly runs over Billy Ingleton, it gives Foggy the chance to prove his outstanding talents as a concert promoter.