A Class By Himself. Lord Bleasham (John Le Mesurier). Copyright: Harlech TV.

A Class By Himself

ITV sitcom. 7 episodes (pilot + 1 series), 1971 - 1972. Stars John Le Mesurier, Richard Stilgoe, Seretta Wilson and Peter Butterworth.

A Class By Himself

Eccentric peer Lord Bleasham resides at the family seat in Somerset but has fallen upon hard times

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1971 - 1972
Channel
ITV
Episodes
7   (1 pilot + 1 series)
Starring
John Le Mesurier, Richard Stilgoe, Seretta Wilson and Peter Butterworth
Writer
Richard Stilgoe
Director
David Boisseau
Producers
David Boisseau and Patrick Dromgoole

Lord Bleasham (pronounced Blessem) has hit upon hard times and can ill afford to employ anybody else at his country seat, Bleasham Hall. But, when a strangely dressed young man called Barnaby Locke enters his life, he is offered original ways of making money in order to let his Cambridge educated daughter claim her inheritance on her approaching 18th birthday.

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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 14th January 1971 on ITV at 10:30pm
Last new broadcast
Wednesday 18th October 1972 on ITV at 11pm
Length of episodes
25 minutes

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