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A series of dramatisations of some of P.G. Wodehouse's comic short stories - in which P.G. Wodehouse, himself, introduced some of the early episodes. See more »
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Cast

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John Alderton ... Reginald Mulliner / ... (20 episodes, 1975-1978)

Pauline Collins ... Agnes Flack / ... (13 episodes, 1975-1976)
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Series Directed by
David Askey (8 episodes, 1974-1975)
Gareth Gwenlan (7 episodes, 1978)
Michael Mills (6 episodes, 1976)
 
Series Writing credits
David Climie (8 episodes, 1974-1978)
P.G. Wodehouse (8 episodes, 1974-1978)

Series Produced by
David Askey .... producer (8 episodes, 1974-1975)
Gareth Gwenlan .... producer (7 episodes, 1978)
Michael Mills .... producer (6 episodes, 1976)
 
Series Cinematography by
John Tiley (3 episodes, 1975)
 
Series Film Editing by
Roland Armstrong (3 episodes, 1975)
Bill Symon (2 episodes, 1975-1978)
 
Series Production Design by
Allan Anson (2 episodes, 1975)
Daphne Shortman (2 episodes, 1975)
 
Series Costume Design by
Mary Woods (4 episodes, 1975)
 
Series Makeup Department
Jill Hughes .... makeup artist (4 episodes, 1975)
 
Series Sound Department
Ron Blight .... sound / film sound (4 episodes, 1975)
John Hartshorn .... sound (3 episodes, 1975)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Bert Postlethwaite .... lighting technician / lighting (4 episodes, 1975)
 
Series Music Department
Raymond Jones .... composer: signature tune / conductor (4 episodes, 1975)
 
Series Other crew
John B. Hobbs .... production assistant (4 episodes, 1975)
Roy Gunston .... choreographer (2 episodes, 1975)
 

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30 min (21 episodes)
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Referenced in Wogan on Wodehouse (2011) (TV)See more »

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5 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Like repertory theater, 12 March 2006
Author: rjstern from Philadelphia, PA

One of the wonderful things about this series is that the two main characters are played by the same male and female actors throughout, even though they are playing different roles. The male lead is often called "Mulliner", but he is a different person each time. It makes the series very much like repertory theater, and shows you just how versatile these actors are. They also get into the most unusual situations, like playing golf in the water, or getting locked in a cupboard. It just one laugh after another, without having to resort to vulgarity or sexism. The first series has P.G. Wodehouse himself making the introductions, which is extraordinary because he was 94 at the time and in fact died in 1975, when the series was released.

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