Reviews

Comic-Con 2017: All Aboard the IMDboat

 | 

July 20 to 23, 2017

Get entertainment news, trailer drops, and photos with IMDb's coverage of 2017 San Diego Comic-Con featuring host and IMDboat captain Kevin Smith, including Saturday's live event.

Browse Our Guide to Comic-Con

Episodes

Seasons


Years



2   1  
1989   1988  

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Edit

Cast

Complete series cast summary:
David Fenwick ...
 Norman Clegg (13 episodes, 1988-1989)
Paul Oldham ...
 Sherbet (13 episodes, 1988-1989)
Paul Wyett ...
 Compo (13 episodes, 1988-1989)
...
 Mr Clegg / ... (13 episodes, 1988-1989)
...
 Mrs Clegg / ... (13 episodes, 1988-1989)
...
 Mr Scrimshaw / ... (13 episodes, 1988-1989)
Sarah Dangerfield ...
 Ivy (13 episodes, 1988-1989)
Joanne Heywood ...
 Dilys (13 episodes, 1988-1989)
...
 Foggy (13 episodes, 1988-1989)
...
 Seymour (13 episodes, 1988-1989)
Gary Whitaker ...
 Wally Batty (12 episodes, 1988-1989)
Helen Patrick ...
 Nora (10 episodes, 1988-1989)
...
 Lena / ... (9 episodes, 1988-1989)
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

3 January 1988 (UK)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(12 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

In this series Seymour is presented as a school and work friend of Compo and Clegg just before World War II, yet when we first meet him in Last of the Summer Wine: Uncle of the Bride in 1986 we are told he is meeting them for the first time. See more »

Connections

Spun-off from Last of the Summer Wine (1973) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Compliments the original series well
7 February 2004 | by (Sanford, FL, USA) – See all my reviews

This show was made as a prequel to the classic comedy "Last of the Summer Wine". It follows the [mis]adventures of the cast when they where still young right on the brink of World War II (the final episode ended with the famous radio broadcast announcing we were at war with Germany).

The series manages to pull it off, with a believable portrayl of how everyones favourite retirees would have behaved when they where lads. Compo was just as much in love with Nora Batty back then, and she loathed him just as bad. You'd think after 50 years she'd have softened to him a little! Look out for Peter Sallis who has a small role playing his own Father.

Such a shame the series only lasted a year, it would have been interesting to see how it would have progressed as a compliment to Last of the Summer Wine. I've never seen repeats of this show so hopefully someone will pick it up one day.


36 of 36 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page