Clochemerle.

Clochemerle

BBC Two sitcom. 9 episodes (1 series) in 1972. Stars Cyril Cusack, Roy Dotrice, Wendy Hiller, Kenneth Griffith, Micheline Presle, Catherine Rouvel, Freddie Earlle and others.

Clochemerle

Ray Galton and Alan Simpson's 9-part adaptation of the French comic novel about the erection of a public convenience in a small village, Clochemerle

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1972
Channel
BBC Two
Episodes
9   (1 series)
Creator
Gabriel Chevalier
Starring
Cyril Cusack, Roy Dotrice, Wendy Hiller, Kenneth Griffith, Micheline Presle, Catherine Rouvel, Freddie Earlle, Cyd Hayman and others
Writers
Gabriel Chevalier, Ray Galton and Alan Simpson
Producer
Michael Mills

Clochemerle's mayor, Barthelemey Piechut, plans for the erection of a "pissoir" (gentlemen's public convenience) in the village square. Unfortunately, the rest of the rural French village's inhabitants aren't so impressed with his intentions.

Production Details

Production companies
Soundtrack
Incidental music arranged by Alan Roper and played by L'Harmonie Du Rhone, Lyon, under the musical direction of Raymond Jarniat and presided over by Maitre Gilles Ducrot.
Laugh track
None

Location

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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 18th February 1972 on BBC Two at 10:05pm
Last new broadcast
Friday 14th April 1972 on BBC Two at 10:10pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes

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