Car Along The Pass. Henry Duckworth (Arthur Lowe). Copyright: Yorkshire Television.

Car Along The Pass

Car Along The Pass

Henry Duckworth would never have imagined that he would be trapped in a cable car with a German couple when he set off on his Alpine holiday

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1977
Channel
ITV
Episodes
1 Pilot
Starring
Arthur Lowe, Mona Washbourne, Anton Diffring, Aubrey Morris, Freddie Earlle, Andre Maranne, Arnold Diamond, Harry Tardios and others
Writers
Ray Galton and Alan Simpson
Director
Vernon Lawrence
Producer
Vernon Lawrence

Henry Duckworth "from Twickenham Twickenham" is on a camping holiday in the Alps with his wife, Ethel. His British stiff upper lip and fortitude are called into action when the cable car they are travelling in comes to a sudden halt. Someone has to keep the passengers cheerful and he determines it to be his job - as an Englishman.

Production Details

Part of

The Galton & Simpson Playhouse

Production company
Also known as
  • The Galton & Simpson Playhouse - Car Along The Pass (Other official name)
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 17th February 1977 on ITV at 9pm
Episode length
25 minutes

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