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

Casanova '73

BBC One sitcom about a serial philanderer. 7 episodes (1 series) in 1973. Stars Leslie Phillips and Jan Holden.

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

Casanova '73

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

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

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.

Production Details

Tagline
The Adventures of A 20th-Century Libertine
Production company
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 13th September 1973 on BBC One at 8pm
Last new broadcast
Monday 29th October 1973 on BBC One at 9:25pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes

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