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Last of the Summer Wine 

TV-PG | | Comedy | TV Series (1973–2010)
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Three old men from Yorkshire who have never grown up face the trials of their fellow town citizens and everyday life and stay young by reminiscing about the days of their youth and attempting feats not common to the elderly.

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Roy Clarke
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Peter Sallis ...  Clegg 294 episodes, 1973-2010
Jane Freeman ...  Ivy 273 episodes, 1973-2010
Kathy Staff ...  Nora Batty / ... 245 episodes, 1973-2008
Robert Fyfe ...  Howard 230 episodes, 1985-2010
Juliette Kaplan ...  Pearl 226 episodes, 1985-2010
Jean Fergusson ...  Marina 216 episodes, 1985-2010
Sarah Thomas ...  Glenda 215 episodes, 1986-2010
Bill Owen ...  Compo 185 episodes, 1973-2008
Jean Alexander ...  Auntie Wainwright / ... 168 episodes, 1988-2010
Mike Grady ...  Barry 161 episodes, 1986-2010
Thora Hird ...  Edie 152 episodes, 1986-2003
Gordon Wharmby ...  Wesley 139 episodes, 1982-2002
Frank Thornton ...  Truly 135 episodes, 1997-2010
Stephen Lewis ...  Smiler / ... 135 episodes, 1988-2007
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Three old men from Yorkshire who have never grown up face the trials of their fellow town citizens and everyday life and stay young by reminiscing about the days of their youth and attempting feats not common to the elderly.

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Comedy

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 January 1973 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

A bor nem válik vízzé See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Tom Owen, apparently had a very poor relationship with co-star Kathy Staff, claiming in a newspaper interview, that she constantly criticised and complained about him to other cast members behind his back. See more »

Quotes

[final line of the last-ever episode]
Norman Clegg: Have I locked the door?
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Featured in Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 6 June 2017 (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Last of the Summer Wine
(Theme Song)
Written by Ronnie Hazlehurst
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User Reviews

Wonderful show.
26 March 2005 | by Brian-146See all my reviews

Several of listeners or watchers felt the series would not be as good without Compo. But this is not the case. We in Australia are seeing on UK TV, a pay channel, The new episodes from 2002 to 2004. BBC listeners are now seeing the new 2005 series.

Unfortunately UK TV does not have the rights to episodes from 1973 to 2001. It is the greatest show ever and Roy Clark is a genius, he also wrote "Keeping up Appearances" I have both DDVs from Amazon.A hope some of the old episodes will soon appear. There is a ready market out there.

The great strength of British sitcoms over American is the small number of episodes made each year. Let us hope Roy does not tire of the series.


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