• 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.

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Series 1, Episode 3 - The Spirited Protest Of Justine Putet

A spinster is convinced that the public convenience is an instrument of the devil.

Broadcast details

Friday 3rd March 1972
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Cyril Cusack Barthelemy Piechut
Roy Dotrice Curé Ponosse
Wendy Hiller Justine Putet
Catherine Rouvel Judith Toumignon
Freddie Earlle Francois Toumignon
Cyd Hayman Adele Torbayon
Bernard Bresslaw Nicholas The Beadle
Georgina Moon Rose Bivaque
James Wardroper Claudius Brodequin
Peter Madden Doctor Mouralle
Richard Shaw Eugene Fadet
Larry Noble Ploquin
John Barrett Poipanel
Roland MacLeod Machevoigne
Michael Golden Lagouche
John Turtle Laroudel
Ruth Harrison Madame Chavaigne
Deddie Davies Madame Fouache
Miriam Raymond Madame Nicholas
Gwen Nelson Madame Voujon
Mollie Maureen Madame Lagousse
Gordon Rollings Blazot
Peter Ustinov Narrator
Guest cast
Sheila Brennan Babette Manapoux
Pamela Cundell 1st Washerwoman
Nita Lorraine 2nd Washerwoman
Derek Hardwicke Honore Brodequin
Dorothy Frere Adrienne Brodequin
Writing team
Gabriel Chevalier Writer
Ray Galton Writer (Adapted By)
Alan Simpson Writer (Adapted By)
Production team
Michael Mills Producer
Geoffrey Botterill Editor
Christopher Rowlands Editor
Spencer Chapman Production Designer
Alan Roper Composer

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