First of the Summer Wine (1988–1989)

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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)
Maggie Ollerenshaw ...
 Mrs Clegg / ... (13 episodes, 1988-1989)
Derek Benfield ...
 Mr Scrimshaw / ... (13 episodes, 1988-1989)
Sarah Dangerfield ...
 Ivy (13 episodes, 1988-1989)
Joanne Heywood ...
 Dilys (13 episodes, 1988-1989)
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 Foggy (13 episodes, 1988-1989)
Paul McLain ...
 Seymour (12 episodes, 1988-1989)
Gary Whitaker ...
 Wally Batty (12 episodes, 1988-1989)
Helen Patrick ...
 Nora (10 episodes, 1988-1989)
Judy Flynn ...
 Lena / ... (9 episodes, 1988-1989)
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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 »

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

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A welcome repeat
24 December 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This series was first broadcast in August September 1989 on the 50th anniversary of the start of the Second World War but has never been repeated on main terrestrial television in the UK until recently. Perhaps the long time span has made it more enjoyable because I had forgotten how good this was, and that is said from one who has never been particularly enamoured with the either Last of the Summer Wine or the concept of prequels. It is a good quality and very genteel comedy with solid performances from the cast enhanced by good period details and a sharp script. Only Peter Sallis is a well known name and who played Clegg in Last of the Summer Wine ; he now plays his characters father! None of the other cast members are well known and seem to have disappeared.


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