Clochemerle
Clochemerle

Clochemerle

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Two
  • 1972
  • 9 episodes (1 series)

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. Stars Cyril Cusack, Roy Dotrice, Wendy Hiller, Kenneth Griffith, Micheline Presle and more.

Clochemerle

Key details

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

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.

Additional details

Production
Location
Camera set-up
Single camera
Picture
Colour
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.

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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 18th February 1972 at 10:05pm on BBC Two
Last new broadcast
Friday 14th April 1972 at 10:10pm on BBC Two

Recording details

  • France - Filmed on location

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