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Steptoe And Son. Image shows from L to R: Harold Steptoe (Harry H. Corbett), Albert Steptoe (Wilfrid Brambell). Copyright: BBC.

Steptoe And Son

Albert Steptoe and his son Harold run a rag and bone business. Harold wants to move on in the world and leave home but his plans are always thwarted

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Billy Bunter

  • Tuesday 5th January 2021, 6:03pm
  • The Sussex Coast, England
  • 1,486 posts

Radio 4 Extra 04.30 tomorrow (Wednesday 6th) and also available on the BBC website for 29 days ( https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0001mv2 ):

"Looking for Oil Drum Lane" - Galton and Simpson's journey from being fired by Hancock, to striking Steptoe gold.

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john tregorran

  • Tuesday 5th January 2021, 8:19pm
  • mornington,victoria, Australia
  • 1,668 posts

Thanks.That will be very interesting.

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john tregorran

  • Friday 8th January 2021, 8:48pm [Edited]
  • mornington,victoria, Australia
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It was ok. Too much of the theme tune and the sound of typewriter for my taste.
I didn't realise the writers could choose the actors. £1,000 each per episode for Harry and Wilf. Not bad in the 60s.