• 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 9 - The Glorious Triumph Of Barthelemy Piechut

The villagers and the army engage in a fight.

Broadcast details

Friday 14th April 1972
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Cyril Cusack Barthelemy Piechut
Roy Dotrice Curé Ponosse
Wendy Hiller Justine Putet
Kenneth Griffith Ernest Tafardel
Micheline Presle The Baroness Courtebiche
Catherine Rouvel Judith Toumignon
Freddie Earlle Francois Toumignon
Cyd Hayman Adele Torbayon
Barry Linehan Arthur Torbayon
Bernard Bresslaw Nicholas The Beadle
Christian Roberts Hippolyte Foncimagne
Georgina Moon Rose Bivaque
James Wardroper Claudius Brodequin
Ian Gray Oscar De St. Choul
Richard Shaw Eugene Fadet
Larry Noble Ploquin
John Barrett Poipanel
Roland MacLeod Machevoigne
Michael Golden Lagouche
John Turtle Laroudel
Gordon Rollings Blazot
Peter Ustinov Narrator
Guest cast
Mandy Jenner Estelle De St. Choul
Hugh Griffith Alexandre Bourdillat
Aubrey Woods Aristide Focart
Diane Holland Honorine
Raymond Gerome Archbishop Of Lyon
Dennis Price Alexis Luvelat
Nigel Green Captain Tardivaux
Tom Kempinski Lieutenant
John Glyn-Jones Couzinet
Frederick Peisley Petitbois
Kenneth Watson Sergeant
Aram Stephan President Of France
Robin Parkinson President's Secretary
Stuart Sherwin (as Stewart Sherwin) French Delegate
Julian Somers British Delegate
Frank Sieman Italian Delegate
Steve Plytas Swiss Delegate
Ronald Scott-Dodd Belgian Delegate
Writing team
Gabriel Chevalier Writer
Ray Galton Writer (Adapted By)
Alan Simpson Writer (Adapted By)
Production team
Michael Mills Producer
Geoffrey Botterill Editor
Spencer Chapman Production Designer
Alan Roper Composer

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