Clochemerle (1972– )

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A rural French town attempts to erect a public urinal. Plays as a cross between 'Allo, 'Allo and Canterbury Tales.

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 Narrator (9 episodes, 1972)
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 Curé Ponosse (8 episodes, 1972)
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 Justine Putet (8 episodes, 1972)
Michael Golden ...
 Lagouche (7 episodes, 1972)
Larry Noble ...
 Ploquin (7 episodes, 1972)
Richard Shaw ...
 Eugene Fadet (7 episodes, 1972)
John Turtle ...
 Laroudel (7 episodes, 1972)
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 Mayor Barthelemy Piechut (6 episodes, 1972)
Kenneth Griffith ...
 Ernest Tafardel (6 episodes, 1972)
Cyd Hayman ...
 Adele Torbayon (6 episodes, 1972)
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 Nicholas The Beadle (6 episodes, 1972)
Freddie Earlle ...
 Francois Toumignon (6 episodes, 1972)
Catherine Rouvel ...
 Judith Toumignong (6 episodes, 1972)
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 Hippolyte Foncimagne (6 episodes, 1972)
John Barrett ...
 Poipanel (6 episodes, 1972)
Roland MacLeod ...
 Machevoigne (6 episodes, 1972)
Peter Madden ...
 Doctor Mouraille (6 episodes, 1972)
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 Baroness Courtebiche (5 episodes, 1972)
Georgina Moon ...
 Rose Bivaque (5 episodes, 1972)
Barry Linehan ...
 Arthur Torbayon (5 episodes, 1972)
Carolyn Moody ...
 Madame Fadet (5 episodes, 1972)
James Wardroper ...
 Claudius Brodequin (4 episodes, 1972)
Deddie Davies ...
 Madame Fouache (4 episodes, 1972)
Ian Gray ...
 Oscar De St. Choul (4 episodes, 1972)
Ruth Harrison ...
 Madame Chavaigne (4 episodes, 1972)
Mollie Maureen ...
 Madame Lagousse (4 episodes, 1972)
Gwen Nelson ...
 Madame Voujon (4 episodes, 1972)
Miriam Raymond ...
 Madame Nicholas (4 episodes, 1972)
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 Blazot (4 episodes, 1972)
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 Alexandre Bourdillat (3 episodes, 1972)
Madeline Smith ...
 Hortense Girodot (3 episodes, 1972)
Wolfe Morris ...
 Monsieur Girodot (3 episodes, 1972)
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 Captain Tardinaux (3 episodes, 1972)
Sheila Brennan ...
 Babette Manapoux (3 episodes, 1972)
Pamela Cundell ...
 1st Washerwoman (3 episodes, 1972)
Mandy Jenner ...
 Estelle De St. Choul (3 episodes, 1972)
Tom Kempinski ...
 Lieutenant (3 episodes, 1972)
Nita Lorraine ...
 2nd Washerwoman (3 episodes, 1972)
Elspeth MacNaughton ...
 Madame Girodot (3 episodes, 1972)
David Quilter ...
 Bernard Samothrace (3 episodes, 1972)
John Glyn-Jones ...
 Couzinet (2 episodes, 1972)
Raymond Gérôme ...
 Archbishop of Lyon (2 episodes, 1972)
Diane Holland ...
 Honorine (2 episodes, 1972)
Frederick Peisley ...
 Petitbois (2 episodes, 1972)
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 Alexis Luvelat (2 episodes, 1972)
Kenneth Watson ...
 Sergeant (2 episodes, 1972)
Aubrey Woods ...
 Aristide Focart (2 episodes, 1972)
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A rural French town attempts to erect a public urinal. Plays as a cross between 'Allo, 'Allo and Canterbury Tales.

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Pahennuksen pömpeli  »

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Referenced in Monty Python's Flying Circus: The Nude Man (1972) See more »

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Brilliantly wry observation of sexual mores,politics and religion
10 October 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

As an adolescent watching this TV series in the 1970's, the appeal of the bevy of nubile young actresses in this series was obvious. On closer inspection however,the clever witty social commentary of the author, Gabriel Chevalier, on rural French civil and religious contradictions and conflict, engages the viewer and leaves a lasting impression.

The quality of the cast - Roy Dotrice,Kenneth Griffith, Cyril Cusack etc; the bravado and joie de vivre of the marvellous adaptation by Galton and Simpson and the vocal skills of the wry narration by the exemplary Peter Ustinov all combine to make this one of the best BBC co-productions ever undertaken.

Visually stunning, it is a major crime that this ever-relevant, de-bagging of pomposity and prudishness has all but disappeared. Why it has never been released on VHS / DVD needs explanation by the BBC hierarchy at the earliest opportunity! Are you reading this BBC? If there is a legal wrangle somewhere that needs sorting out, please do so immediately.TV series this good will not be made today - so please let us cherish the work of the past masters.


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