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 4

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 23rd October 1961
25 minutes

Cast & crew

Sid James (as Sidney James) Sid James
Sydney Tafler Charlie Davenport
Guest cast
Roger Avon Actor
Herbert Nelson Actor
Brian Oulton Actor
Arthur Mullard Actor
William Sherwood Actor
Michael Ritterman Actor
Douglas Storm Actor
Stuart Hillier Actor
Lynne Cole Actor
Margaret Wedlake Actor
Michael Stainton Actor
Totti Truman Taylor (as Totti Truman-Taylor) Actor
John Bramley 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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