Benny starts off the program with "The Egg Marketing Board Tango," then takes part in a "French for Starters" language lesson; a messenger in 17th-century England is sent on a dangerous mission; Mervyn Cruddy is interviewed on "The Grass Is Greener"; two people in a supermarket perform a ballet; The Ladybirds perform "(They Long To Be) Close to You"; a "Cinema: The Vintage Years" screening of an old movie, "Passengers of Love" starring Ray Hilland and Loretta Bung; Bettine Le Beau introduces a series of foreign TV bloopers from Spain, France and Germany; a puppet show with political figures of the day (Edward Heath, Harold Wilson and Enoch Powell); and Chow Mein serves an Indian in a Chinese restaurant. Written by
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This was the highest-rated of all Benny Hill
's shows for Thames Television, seen by 21.63 million viewers on its original airing. See more
Edited into The Best of Benny Hill
Ballroom (The Benny Hill Waltz)
Written and Performed by Paul Lewis See more