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First broadcast: on BBC Two England

starring
Colin Blakely Gwen Taylor
George Vance , curator of Aylesbury Museum, has always known that greatness would be thrust upon him some day. That day arrives and George sets out to change the world....
Designer Cecilia BRERETON Produced and directed by DAVID ASKEY

Contributors

Unknown:
Colin Blakely
Unknown:
Gwen Taylor
Unknown:
George Vance
Designer:
Cecilia Brereton
Directed By:
David Askey
George Vance:
Colin Blakely
Enid Vance:
Gwen Taylor
Owen Vance:
Eilian Wyn
Phillip Thomas:
Ivor Roberts
Mr Walmsley:
Derek Benfield
Mrs Walmsley:
Paula Tilbrook
Steffan Caradoc:
Rjchard Da Vies

First broadcast: on BBC Two England

A six-part series by DOUGLAS WATKINSON starring Windsor Davies Anna Dawson
George Vance is the custodian of an agricultural museum near Aylesbury. One day he receives news that will change his, and the British, way of life for ever.
Designer DINAH WALKER
Produced, directed by DAVID ASKEY
0 FEATURE: page 4

Contributors

Unknown:
Windsor Davies
Unknown:
Anna Dawson
Unknown:
George Vance
Designer:
Dinah Walker
Directed By:
David Askey
George Vance:
Windsor Davies
Enid Vance:
Anna Dawson
Owen Thomas:
Eilian Wyn
Phillip Thomas:
Ivor Roberts
Mr Walmsley:
Derek Benfield
Mrs Walmsley:
Paula Tilbrook
Steffan Caradoc:
Dyfed Thomas

First broadcast: on BBC Two England

by DOUGLAS WATKINSON starring Windsor Davies Anna Dawson
To the embarrassment of his family, George is behaving as if he ruled the world, but he is Painfully ignorant about how to take his seat in the House of Lords.
Designer DINAH WALKER , Produced and directed by DAVID ASKEY

Contributors

Unknown:
Douglas Watkinson
Unknown:
Windsor Davies
Unknown:
Anna Dawson
Designer:
Dinah Walker
Directed By:
David Askey
George Vance:
Windsor Davies
Enid Vance:
Anna Dawson
Robert Vance:
Sean Chapman
Lecturer:
Julian Curry
Butler:
Paul Beech
Annie:
Tracey Bovingdon

First broadcast: on BBC Two England

by DOUGLAS WATKINSON starring Windsor Davies Anna Dawson
The Vances' newly-inherited business, Noble Haddock
Limited, is given a trial run on the beaches of North
Wales but, in his thirst for power, George has paid scant attention to some of the important details in his life.
George Vance. WINDSOR DAVIES
Designer DINAH WALKER Produced and directed by DAVID ASKEY

Contributors

Unknown:
Douglas Watkinson
Unknown:
Windsor Davies
Unknown:
Anna Dawson
Unknown:
George Vance. Windsor
Designer:
Dinah Walker
Directed By:
David Askey
Enid Vance:
Anna Dawson
Robert Vance:
Sean Chapman
Clementine Vance:
Madeline Adams
Phillip Thomas:
Ivor Roberts
Owen Thomas:
Ellian Wyn
Leonora Thomas:
Victoria Plucknett
Postman:
Michael Redfern

First broadcast: on BBC Two England

by DOUGLAS WATKINSON starring Windsor Davies Anna Dawson
George meets the Criccieth Chamber of Commerce, believing them to be as Welsh as he is. Will Robert and Clementine think he is worth saving from himself? Or, like the rest of the world, will they try to pretend he doesn't really exist?
Designer DINAH WALKER Produced and directed by DAVID ASKEY

Contributors

Unknown:
Douglas Watkinson
Designer:
Dinah Walker
Directed By:
David Askey
George Vance:
Windsor Davies
Enid Vance:
Anna Dawson
Robert Vance:
Sean Chapman
Clementine Vance:
Madeline Adams
Phillip Thomas:
Ivor Roberts
Owen Thomas:
Eilian Wyn
Leonora Thomas:
Victoria Plucknett
Angelo:
Carl Forgione
Eli Braithwaite:
Edward Phillips

First broadcast: on BBC Two England

by Douglas Watkinson
Starring Windsor Davies, Anna Dawson

George visits Ynys Enlli and stays a little longer than he intended. Eventually, he manages to get his family to listen to the draft of his maiden speech. But why were they trying to avoid doing so in the first place?

Contributors

Writer:
Douglas Watkinson
Designer:
Dinah Walker
Producer/Director:
David Askey
George Vance:
Windsor Davies
Enid Vance:
Anna Dawson
Robert Vance:
Sean Chapman
Clementine Vance:
Madeline Adams
Phillip Thomas:
Ivor Roberts
Owen Thomas:
Eilian Wyn
Leonora Thomas:
Victoria Plucknett

First broadcast: on BBC Two England

Last in the series by Douglas Watkinson
Starring Windsor Davies Anna Dawson

The Vance family get George to smarten up for his debut at the House of Lords. Needless to say, he enters into the spirit of the thing with his usual insane vigour.

Contributors

Writer:
Douglas Watkinson
Designer:
Dinah Walker
Producer/Director:
David Askey
George Vance:
Windsor Davies
Enid Vance:
Anna Dawson
Robert Vance:
Sean Chapman
Clementine Vance:
Madeline Adams
Lecturer:
Julian Curry
Butler:
Paul Beech
Sharon:
Diana Berriman
Deirdre:
Rebecca Lacey
Police sergeant:
Christopher Whittingham

Comedy Connections

Series 5

Episode 4: The New Statesman

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One CambridgeshireLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland

Series charting the history of the best of British comedy looks at Marks and Gran's 1980s sitcom The New Statesman, with Rik Mayall as an unscrupulous Tory MP. Show more