In the first series of this comedy programme, Sid James played a rather immoral man whose schemes invariably don't work out. In the second and third series, his character become more sympathetic and well-intentioned.

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 Sidney Balmoral James (32 episodes, 1960-1962)
Sydney Tafler ...
 Charlie Davenport (31 episodes, 1960-1962)
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In the first series of this comedy programme, Sid James played a rather immoral man whose schemes invariably don't work out. In the second and third series, his character become more sympathetic and well-intentioned.

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(32 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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Only 10 episodes are known to survive as of June 2009, with the rest presumed to be lost. Please check your attic. See more »

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Featured in The Unforgettable Sid James (2000) See more »

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