At Last The 1948 Show. Image shows from L to R: Tim Brooke-Taylor, John Cleese, Aimi MacDonald, Graham Chapman, Marty Feldman. Copyright: Rediffusion London.

At Last The 1948 Show

ITV sketch show with an A-list cast. 13 episodes (2 series) in 1967. Stars John Cleese, Graham Chapman, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Marty Feldman and others.

Series 2, Episode 1

After an introduction to (and from) The Lovely Aimi MacDonald, a doctor gives his patient the hard sell, and a criminal seeks refuge in a library. Meanwhile, Tim Brooke-Taylor visits a joke and novelties shop.

Notes

Sequences from this episode exist, as well as the full soundtrack. It has been substantially reconstructed using sketches sourced from Swedish television compilation programmes, but some sketches remain missing.

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

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 26th September 1967
Channel
ITV
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
John Cleese Various
Graham Chapman Various
Tim Brooke-Taylor Various
Marty Feldman Various
Aimi MacDonald Self
Eric Idle Ensemble Actor
Barry Cryer Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Vicki Murden Ensemble Actor
Anne Lewington Ensemble Actor
Natalie Shaw Ensemble Actor
Jenny Walton Ensemble Actor
Patricia Franklin Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Tim Brooke-Taylor Writer
Graham Chapman Writer
John Cleese Writer
Marty Feldman Writer
John Cleese Script Editor
Tim Brooke-Taylor Script Editor
Production team
Ian Fordyce Director
David Frost Executive Producer
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