Casanova '73. Henry Newhouse (Leslie Phillips). Copyright: BBC
Casanova '73

Casanova '73

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 1973
  • 7 episodes (1 series)

Leslie Phillips stars as reluctant womaniser Henry Newhouse, who just can't help getting himself into the most farcical situations possible. Also features Jan Holden.

Casanova '73. Image shows from L to R: Carol Newhouse (Jan Holden), Henry Newhouse (Leslie Phillips). Copyright: BBC

Key details

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1973
Channels
BBC One
Episodes
7 (1 series)
Stars
Leslie Phillips and Jan Holden
Writers
Ray Galton and Alan Simpson
Director
Harold Snoad
Producer
Harold Snoad
Companies

Henry Newhouse - who works in PR - is wealthy, successful, and loves his wife Carol (Jan Holden) - but can't help being a serial womaniser.

In order to keep his marriage together, Henry (Leslie Phillips) leads a double life, but never manages to avoid the most awkward, farcial situations imaginable.

Additional details

Tagline
The Adventures of A 20th-Century Libertine
Production
Studio
Camera set-up
Multi-camera
Picture
Colour

Website links

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 13th September 1973 at 8pm on BBC One

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