A Little Bit Of Wisdom. Norman (Norman Wisdom). Copyright: Associated Television.

A Little Bit Of Wisdom

ITV sitcom with Norman Wisdom. 20 episodes (3 series), 1974 - 1976. Stars Norman Wisdom, Neil McCarthy, Robert Keegan and Frances White.

Series 1, Episode 1 - The Magic Monkey Of Kubla Khan

Norman's luck seems to have changed when he buys a monkey from an old man in the park, and promptly starts winning a fortune. But fate cannot allow such luck to last...


This episode no longer exists in the archives. It is missing, believed wiped.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 9th April 1974
25 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Norman Wisdom Norman
Guest cast
Martin Benson Sharkie
Stephen Greif Jacques
Reg Lye Old man
Jenny Lee-Wright Marge
James Greene Park keeper
Ted Richards Gambler
Writing team
John Kane Writer
Dick Sharples Script Editor
Production team
John Scholz-Conway Director
John Scholz-Conway Producer

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