British Comedy Guide

Jack Hylton Productions

Jack Hylton founded Jack Hylton Television Productions Ltd in 1955 to produce a range of light entertainment programming exclusively for Associated-Rediffusion, which was the British ITV franchise holder for London and parts of the surrounding counties.

Notable archive productions

Medium Production Broadcaster Genre Summary
TV Alfred Marks Time ITV Sketch Show Sketch show starring Windmill Theatre favourite Alfred Marks, often spoofing popular films and TV programmes.
TV Before Your Very Eyes ITV Sketch Show Sketch show starring Arhur Askey.
Film Make Mine A Million. Image shows from L to R: Sid Gibson (Sid James), Arthur Ashton (Arthur Askey). Make Mine A Million Film A washing powder salesman with no money for TV advertisements sets out to make his brand known in a far from orthodox manner.
Film Ramsbottom Rides Again Film Comedy western starring Arthur Askey, Glenn Melvyn and Sid James.

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