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 3

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 16th October 1961
25 minutes

Cast & crew

Sid James (as Sidney James) Sid James
Sydney Tafler Charlie Davenport
Guest cast
Edwin Apps Actor
Gerald Rowland Actor
Hugh Lloyd Actor
Maggie Flint (as Margaret Flint) Actor
Pamela Manson Actor
Kathleen Heath Actor
Betty Cardno Actor
Sheila Beckett Actor
Dorothy Blythe Actor
Joyce Hemson Actor
Writing team
Sid Green Writer
Dick Hills Writer
Production team
Duncan Wood Director
Duncan Wood Producer
Lawrence Broadhouse Production Designer
Gordon Franks Composer

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