Time Out for Peggy (1958– )

TV Series  -   -  Comedy
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(awaiting 5 votes)
Reviews: 1 user

Add a Plot

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb: What to Watch - Guardians of the Galaxy

In the latest episode of IMDb: What to Watch, Keith Simanton talks with director James Gunn and actors Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana and Vin Diesel about their movie Guardians of the Galaxy.


Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Time Out for Peggy.

Season:

2 | 1

Year:

1959 | 1958 | unknown
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Peggy Spencer (24 episodes, 1958-1959)
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

lost tv series

Genres:

Comedy

Edit

Details

Country:

Release Date:

30 March 1958 (UK)  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

All episodes are believed to be lost. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Billie Whitelaw meets Roger the Lodger
12 December 2002 | by (Minffordd, North Wales) – See all my reviews

'Time Out for Peggy' was filmed at the Midlands/North production facilities of ABC Weekend Television, and was transmitted in the Midlands and northern England in two series from March 1958 to January '59. The 24 episodes have never been broadcast in London ... which is a shame, because this is a very funny sitcom, starring a very talented (and sexy!) actress when she was very young and at her sexiest.

The great Beckett actress Billie Whitelaw (phwor!) played Peggy Spencer, a young woman who inherited a broken-down boarding-house but who had no money to run it. Most of the episodes dealt with the peculiar behaviour of Peggy's various lodgers, or with Peggy's attempts to earn money and make a go of the business she'd been lumbered with. There were also slapstick routines whenever Peggy had to repair the plumbing or the fixtures by herself, being unable to afford tradesmen to do it properly.

Interestingly, 'Time Out for Peggy' was created by an American: Budd Grossman, who was later the executive producer for 'Three's Company' and 'Diff'rent Strokes'. Grossman also wrote most of the scripts for 'Time Out for Peggy' whilst he was resident in England. I'll rate 'Time Out for Peggy' 7 out of 10. I'm writing this more than forty years on from the original series, and Billie Whitelaw (into her seventies now) is still sexy!


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Time Out for Peggy (1958) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?