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

Car Along The Pass

  • TV sitcom
  • ITV
  • 1977
  • 1 episode

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. Stars Arthur Lowe, Mona Washbourne, Anton Diffring, Aubrey Morris, Freddie Earlle and more.

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

Key details

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1977
Channels
ITV
Episodes
1
Stars
Arthur Lowe, Mona Washbourne, Anton Diffring, Aubrey Morris, Freddie Earlle, Andre Maranne, Arnold Diamond, Harry Tardios and more
Writers
Ray Galton and Alan Simpson
Director
Vernon Lawrence
Producers
Vernon Lawrence, Duncan Wood, Ray Galton and Alan Simpson
Companies

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.

Additional details

Part of

The Galton & Simpson Playhouse

Also known as
  • The Galton & Simpson Playhouse - Car Along The Pass
Production
Studio
Camera set-up
Multi-camera
Picture
Colour

Website links

Broadcast details

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

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