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.

Episode menu

Series 3, Episode 13 - The Jury

Sid and Charlie find themselves on jury duty. Much to Sid's indignation, the case is not a major murder trial but a simple question of drink-driving. He's not convinced about the facts however, and takes an investigation into his own hands.

Broadcast details

Friday 23rd November 1962
25 minutes

Cast & crew

Sid James (as Sidney James) Sid James
Sydney Tafler Charlie Davenport
Guest cast
Sidney Vivian Clerk of the Court
Lance Percival Police Constable
Blake Butler Jury Foreman
Walter Hudd Lord Justice Clarence
Derek Nimmo Defence Solicitor
Jeanette Landis (as Jeannette Landis) Girl on Jury
Bob Todd Court Policeman
Joseph Wise Actor
Frank Littlewood Actor
Writing team
Sid Green Writer
Dick Hills Writer
Production team
Ronald Marsh Director
Ronald Marsh Producer
Gordon Franks Composer
Bernard Carey Production Designer

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