Andy Capp. Andy Capp (James Bolam). Copyright: Thames Television
Andy Capp

Andy Capp

  • TV sitcom
  • ITV
  • 1988
  • 6 episodes (1 series)

Daily Mirror cartoon character Andy Capp is brought to the screen to continue his domestic battles with wife Flo and the bottle. Stars James Bolam, Paula Tilbrook, Kevin Lloyd, John Arthur, Colette Stevenson and more.

Andy Capp. Image shows from L to R: Flo Capp (Paula Tilbrook), Andy Capp (James Bolam). Copyright: Thames Television

Key details

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1988
Channels
ITV
Episodes
6 (1 series)
Creator
Reg Smythe
Stars
James Bolam, Paula Tilbrook, Kevin Lloyd, John Arthur, Colette Stevenson, Keith Marsh, Keith Smith, Ian Thompson and more
Writer
Keith Waterhouse
Director
John Howard Davies
Producer
John Howard Davies
Companies

Andy Capp is a workshy Northerner who prefers the bookmakers or the pub to clocking on at the factory. While never reluctant to use his fists he is not the master in his own house - his wife, Flo, is the dominant partner and she constantly keeps them from going under.

Additional details

Production
Studio
Camera set-up
Multi-camera
Picture
Colour

Website links

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Monday 22nd February 1988 at 8pm on ITV

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