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Last of the Summer Wine 

TV-PG | | Comedy | TV Series (1973–2010)
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 295 episodes, 1973-2010
Jane Freeman ...  Ivy 274 episodes, 1973-2010
Kathy Staff ...  Nora Batty 246 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 186 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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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

In 2008 it was reported the series had been axed due to low viewing figures. The BBC confirmed another season had been commissioned, but the series was still axed in 2009. See more »

Quotes

Edie Pegden: Wesley! Get yerself in here!
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Referenced in Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 17 October 2016 (2016) See more »

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A Truly Great Series......
6 April 2000 | by Robbo-3See all my reviews

This programme is one of the best about and it certainly has been about for quite a while. Very sadly one of the funniest and most active comedians I have ever seen Bill Owen died recently, but although he was almost the main character in the show I'm certainly glad that for Bills memory that the show has continued.One of the great things about the show is that just about all of the actors in the show have made their mark in other comedy's and other shows, yet they all seem like they have been in the show from the start, for example Jean Alexander spent many years as Hilda Ogden in Coronation Street and Stephen Lewis was well known as Blakey in On The Buses. Take a look at this show and I think you will be glad you did.


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