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Series cast summary:
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 Captain Peacock / ... (7 episodes, 1961-1973)
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 (A Creature of Habit) / ... (6 episodes, 1963-1973)
Robert Dorning ...
 Bank Manager / ... (6 episodes, 1964-1975)
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 Arthur Pratt / ... (5 episodes, 1962-1965)
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 Ernie Babcock / ... (5 episodes, 1965-1971)
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 Arnold / ... (5 episodes, 1962-1974)
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 Ambrose Twombly / ... (5 episodes, 1962-1970)
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 Clive / ... (5 episodes, 1962-1975)
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 Alf Ramsey / ... (5 episodes, 1961-1972)
Pat Coombs ...
 Café Server / ... (5 episodes, 1963-1970)
Derek Nimmo ...
 Estate Agent / ... (5 episodes, 1963-1974)
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 Lil Wilson / ... (4 episodes, 1963-1973)
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 Ethel Waring / ... (4 episodes, 1961-1967)
Harry Locke ...
 AA Man / ... (4 episodes, 1963-1974)
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 Gas Man / ... (4 episodes, 1964-1970)
David Gregory ...
 Contestant / ... (4 episodes, 1962-1964)
Roger Avon ...
 Newsagent (4 episodes, 1961-1968)
Valerie Stanton ...
 Slave / ... (4 episodes, 1963-1970)
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 Lurcio / ... (3 episodes, 1963-1974)
June Whitfield ...
 June Fletcher / ... (3 episodes, 1962-1974)
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 Lionel Hogg / ... (3 episodes, 1962-1974)
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 Clanders / ... (3 episodes, 1962-1969)
Derek Francis ...
 Harold Harbinger / ... (3 episodes, 1964-1972)
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 Mrs. Jones (3 episodes, 1961-1966)
Blake Butler ...
 Crook 1 / ... (3 episodes, 1963-1973)
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 Johnny / ... (3 episodes, 1963-1972)
Amy Dalby ...
 Mrs. Bullrush / ... (3 episodes, 1963-1968)
Richard McNeff ...
 Policeman / ... (3 episodes, 1963-1971)
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 Major Humphrey Carlton / ... (3 episodes, 1963-1970)
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 Jimmy / ... (3 episodes, 1967-1975)
Wilfrid Brambell ...
 Albert Steptoe / ... (3 episodes, 1962-1965)
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 Roger Matthews / ... (3 episodes, 1963-1970)
Dermot Kelly ...
 Dermot / ... (3 episodes, 1963-1967)
Patricia Hayes ...
 Blanche / ... (3 episodes, 1970-1974)
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 Jack / ... (3 episodes, 1963-1965)
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 Cynthia Spooner / ... (3 episodes, 1964-1970)
Ann Lancaster ...
 Amanda / ... (3 episodes, 1963-1967)
Betty Marsden ...
 (A Creature of Habit) / ... (3 episodes, 1962-1972)
Bob Todd ...
 Boat Pilot / ... (3 episodes, 1962-1970)
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 Gaston / ... (3 episodes, 1972-1975)
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 Jeremy Bathurst / ... (3 episodes, 1971-1972)
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 Widden (3 episodes, 1962-1968)
Michael Stainton ...
 Chauffeur / ... (3 episodes, 1963-1973)
Rita Webb ...
 Charlady / ... (3 episodes, 1962-1975)
Harry H. Corbett ...
 Ernest 'Ern' Conway / ... (3 episodes, 1962-1975)
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 Barney / ... (3 episodes, 1963-1974)
Jonathan Cecil ...
 Maj. Fitzwarren / ... (3 episodes, 1966-1970)
Barbara Lindley ...
 Slave / ... (3 episodes, 1969-1974)
Hilary Pritchard ...
 Mary / ... (3 episodes, 1969-1971)
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 Charles / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1966)
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 Mrs. Teresa Fanwyn / ... (2 episodes, 1964-1968)
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 Bunjy Kennefick / ... (2 episodes, 1968-1974)
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 Geoffrey / ... (2 episodes, 1972-1975)
Freddie Frinton ...
 Fred Holmes / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1968)
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 Kingsley Binns / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1965)
John Bird ...
 Barnaby Spoot / ... (2 episodes, 1965-1975)
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 George Idle / ... (2 episodes, 1972-1974)
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 Brenda / ... (2 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Emanuel Holroyd / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1970)
Dick Emery ...
 Arthur Clench / ... (2 episodes, 1962-1969)
Fenella Fielding ...
 (Mixed Doubles) / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1965)
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 Ginger Dick / ... (2 episodes, 1964-1965)
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 Joan Hunter / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1971)
Daphne Heard ...
 Auntie Vee / ... (2 episodes, 1974-1975)
Terence Alexander ...
 Robin Ampleforth (2 episodes, 1961-1963)
Chic Murray ...
 Constable / ... (2 episodes, 1965-1973)
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 Captain Hawkins / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1966)
Diana Hope ...
 Carole Lewisham (2 episodes, 1963-1965)
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 Lady Wright / ... (2 episodes, 1972)
Arthur Mullard ...
 1st Bailiff / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
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 Aeroplane Passenger / ... (2 episodes, 1963)
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 Arnold Birtwistle / ... (2 episodes, 1964-1970)
Gordon Peters ...
 Ticket collector (2 episodes, 1972-1973)
Paul Greenwood ...
 David Turner / ... (2 episodes, 1974)
J.G. Devlin ...
 (A Warm Reception) / ... (2 episodes, 1962-1965)
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 Joe (2 episodes, 1963-1972)
Campbell Singer ...
 Police Constable / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1972)
Aubrey Woods ...
 Billius / ... (2 episodes, 1969-1974)
Alexandra Dane ...
 Barmaid / ... (2 episodes, 1965-1975)
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 Narcissus Font (2 episodes, 1965-1966)
Michael Newport ...
 John Plowman (2 episodes, 1965)
(2 episodes, 1965-1973)
Tom Gill ...
 The Interviewer (2 episodes, 1965-1966)
Hazel Coppen ...
 Daisy / ... (2 episodes, 1964-1966)
Larry Martyn ...
 Fu Manchu / ... (2 episodes, 1972-1973)
Michael Gover ...
 Chauffeur / ... (2 episodes, 1965-1973)
Alan Kemp ...
 1st Boy / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
Dennis Ramsden ...
 Judge / ... (2 episodes, 1963)
André Maranne ...
 Artist / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1967)
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 Rupert / ... (2 episodes, 1972-1973)
Mary Jordan ...
 (A Warm Reception) (2 episodes, 1965)
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 Elijah Jones / ... (2 episodes, 1966-1967)
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 Blamire / ... (2 episodes, 1968-1973)
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 Derek / ... (2 episodes, 1969-1974)
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 Friar Tuck / ... (2 episodes, 2017)
John Grieve ...
 Dan Macphail (2 episodes, 1962-1965)
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 Dr. Basil Davidson / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1968)
Gretchen Franklin ...
 Else Ramsey / ... (2 episodes, 1965-1970)
William Mervyn ...
 Mr. Mulliner / ... (2 episodes, 1966-1974)
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 Arthur Machin / ... (2 episodes, 1967-1970)
Michael Robbins ...
 Bill Collins / ... (2 episodes, 1968-1973)
Hugh Paddick ...
 Bernard Hooper / ... (2 episodes, 1968-1972)
Brian Oulton ...
 Salesman (2 episodes, 1963-1974)
Doris Hare ...
 Mrs. Martin (2 episodes, 1963)
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 Jo Ransley / ... (2 episodes, 1965-1974)
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 Dave Sullivan / ... (2 episodes, 1965-1970)
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 Brown / ... (2 episodes, 1968-1970)
David Battley ...
 Nigel the idle / ... (2 episodes, 1970-1975)
Tony Selby ...
 Bill / ... (2 episodes, 1970-1973)
Beryl Cooke ...
 Aunt Lucy / ... (2 episodes, 1974-1975)
Charles Lloyd Pack ...
 Arnold Slater (2 episodes, 1961-1963)
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 'Bow-Tie' Bertie / ... (2 episodes, 1962-1967)
Hugh Lloyd ...
 First Patient / ... (2 episodes, 1962-1967)
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 Jock / ... (2 episodes, 1965-1969)
Sam Kydd ...
 Alfred / ... (2 episodes, 1967-1969)
Diana King ...
 Miss Jellicoe / ... (2 episodes, 1968-1970)
Jessie Evans ...
 Mrs. Jones / ... (2 episodes, 1969-1971)
Anthony Dawes ...
 Silt / ... (2 episodes, 1969-1970)
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 Audrey / ... (2 episodes, 1970-1975)
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 Dad / ... (2 episodes, 1970-1973)
Queenie Watts ...
 Annie Bundle / ... (2 episodes, 1970)
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 The Sergeant (2 episodes, 1966-1970)
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 Col. Gordon / ... (2 episodes, 1970-1972)
Bernard Goldman ...
 Johnny Burton (2 episodes, 1962-1963)
Julian Orchard ...
 Card Player #2 / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1970)
Ken Parry ...
 Neville Turner (2 episodes, 1964-1968)
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 Police Constable (2 episodes, 1964-1965)
Tony Hilton ...
 Various (2 episodes, 1965)
Roland MacLeod ...
 Mr. Murchison / ... (2 episodes, 1970-1972)
Linda Cunningham ...
 Alison (2 episodes, 1974-1975)
Joan Ingram ...
 Lady in the Tube (2 episodes, 1963)
Madeleine Mills ...
 Josie Evans / ... (2 episodes, 1964-1967)
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 Australian Bookie (2 episodes, 1965-1975)
Geoffrey Whitehead ...
 George / ... (2 episodes, 1969-1974)
James Appleby ...
 Joe / ... (2 episodes, 1969)
Bruno Barnabe ...
 Columnist (2 episodes, 1961-1969)
Cameron Hall ...
 Colonel Yateley (2 episodes, 1962-1963)
Frank Littlewood ...
 1st Man in Café (2 episodes, 1963)
Paddy Glynn ...
 Ronnie Blake (2 episodes, 1964-1965)
Bert Simms ...
 Grandpa (2 episodes, 1965-1966)
Ruth Harrison ...
 Cassandra (2 episodes, 1965-1969)
Walter Horsbrugh ...
 Duke of Haverstock / ... (2 episodes, 1969-1970)
Anthony Sagar ...
 1st Policeman (2 episodes, 1963)
John Harvey ...
 Mr. Quincy-Smith (2 episodes, 1963-1968)
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 Archibald Mulliner / ... (2 episodes, 1967-1974)
Arthur English ...
 Arthur Oakley / ... (2 episodes, 1967-1970)
Tommy Godfrey ...
 Charlie / ... (2 episodes, 1967-1969)
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 Dawn / ... (2 episodes, 1968-1969)
Norman Chappell ...
 Sid / ... (2 episodes, 1969)
Tony Sympson ...
 Thatcher (2 episodes, 1970-1974)
Hilda Fenemore ...
 Housekeeper / ... (2 episodes, 1970-1972)
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 Claire Love / ... (2 episodes, 1970-1971)
Nicky Henson ...
 Nick Ransley / ... (2 episodes, 1971-1974)
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 Shaz / ... (2 episodes, 2016-2017)
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Comedic anthology series.

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Release Date:

15 December 1961 (UK)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The TV series that began as a pilot on 'Comedy Playhouse' are: Steptoe and Son (1962), The Walrus and the Carpenter (1965), Meet the Wife (1963), Till Death Us Do Part (1965), All Gas and Gaiters (1966), Beggar My Neighbour (1966), The Liver Birds (1969), Up Pompeii! (1969), Are You Being Served? (1972), Last of the Summer Wine (1973), Happy Ever After (1974), Mr. Big (1974). See more »

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Happy Joe
Composed by Ron Grainer
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