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Clochemerle.

Clochemerle

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

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