Citizen James. Image shows from L to R: Bill (Bill Kerr), Liz (Liz Fraser), Sid James (Sid James). Copyright: BBC
Citizen James

Citizen James

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 1960 - 1962
  • 32 episodes (3 series)

Sidney Balmoral James is a quick-witted gambler with an eye for making a fast buck, more often than not involving his friends. Stars Sid James, Liz Fraser, Bill Kerr, Sydney Tafler, John Bluthal and more.

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Series 2, Episode 13

Sid and Charlie are caught up in another set of tricky circumstances - likely of their own making.


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

Broadcast details

Monday 25th December 1961
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Sid James (as Sidney James) Sid James
Sydney Tafler Charlie Davenport
Guest cast
Roger Avon Actor
Hugh Lloyd Actor
Michael Stainton Actor
Sheree Winton Actor
Marjorie Rhodes Actor
Carl Bernard Actor
Robert Langley Actor
Sid Green Actor
Dick Hills Actor
Amy Dalby Actor
Howard Douglas Actor
Leon Cortez Actor
Writing team
Sid Green Writer
Dick Hills Writer
Production team
John Street Director
John Street Producer
Lawrence Broadhouse Production Designer
Gordon Franks Composer

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