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 8

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 20th November 1961
25 minutes

Cast & crew

Sid James (as Sidney James) Sid James
Sydney Tafler Charlie Davenport
Guest cast
Sidney Vivian Clerk of the Court
Alec Bregonzi Actor
Gerald Rowland Actor
Hugh Lloyd Actor
Michael Stainton Actor
Ronnie Brody Actor
Ken Roberts Actor
Louis Mansi Actor
Colin Gordon Actor
Campbell Singer Actor
Ralph Nossek Actor
Philip Carr (as Phillip Carr) Actor
Bobby Caetano Actor
James Brady Actor
Nicholas Weir Actor
Writing team
Sid Green Writer
Dick Hills Writer
Production team
John Street Director
Duncan Wood Producer
Lawrence Broadhouse Production Designer
Gordon Franks Composer

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