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

Andy Capp

  • TV sitcom
  • ITV1
  • 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.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 5 - Economy Drive

It's an often quoted expression - "two can live as cheaply as one" - but if one of the two is Andy Capp, then it's not so easy.

Broadcast details

Monday 21st March 1988
30 minutes

Cast & crew

James Bolam Andy Capp
Paula Tilbrook Flo Capp
Kevin Lloyd Walter
John Arthur Jack
Colette Stevenson Shirley
Keith Marsh Percy
Keith Smith Chalkie
Ian Thompson Vicar
Susan Brown Ruby
Jeremy Gittins Keith
Ian Bleasdale Milkie
Mike Savage Bookie
Richard Tate Pawnbroker
George Waring Clifford
Andy Mulligan Meredith
Shirley Dixon Mother-in-Law
Philip Lowrie Mr. Watson
Writing team
Keith Waterhouse Writer
Production team
John Howard Davies Director
John Howard Davies Producer
John Wright Editor
Harry Clark Production Designer
Alan Price Composer

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