The Benny Hill Show (1969–1989)
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Fun in the Kitchen with Johnny and Cranny Faddock 

Benny starts off with "The Beach at San Tropez," then shows more examples of things that go wrong on television; a 17th century Pilgrim (Bob Todd) in the stocks for thinking wicked thoughts... See full summary »

Director:

David Bell

Writer:

Benny Hill

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Benny Hill ... Himself - Host / Various
Henry McGee Henry McGee ... Himself / Announcer / Various Roles
Andree Melly ... Herself / Mistress Mary
Bob Todd Bob Todd ... Himself / Various Roles
Jenny Lee Wright Jenny Lee Wright ... Herself / Various Roles
The Ladybirds The Ladybirds ... Themselves / Vocal Backing
Jerold Wells ... Various Roles (as Jerrold Wells)
Carol Mills Carol Mills ... Herself / Various Roles
José Stewart José Stewart ... Madame Karsova
Monika Ringwald ... Various Roles (as Marilyn Rickard)
Bettine Le Beau Bettine Le Beau ... Various Roles
Jackie Wright Jackie Wright ... Himself / Various Roles
Bella Emberg ... Various Roles
Lilian Padmore Lilian Padmore ... Various Roles (as Lillian Padmore)
Connie Georges Connie Georges ... Various Roles
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Storyline

Benny starts off with "The Beach at San Tropez," then shows more examples of things that go wrong on television; a 17th century Pilgrim (Bob Todd) in the stocks for thinking wicked thoughts is relentlessly tormented by a fellow townsman (Hill); hijinks on board a cruise ship; a parody of cooking-show hosts Fanny and Johnny Cradock; and Mervyn Cruddy's film career is examined in an interview given to Andree Melly on "The Movie Shakers," which includes the famous "Home Is The Hero" about a returning Confederate veteran. Also: The Ladybirds perform "River Deep, Mountain High." Written by W.B.

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Release Date:

24 November 1971 (UK) See more »

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Soundtracks

The Battle Hymn of the Republic
Lyrics by Julia Ward Howe
Music by William Steffe
Performed by Ronnie Aldrich and His Orchestra
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