Cribbins. Bernard Cribbins. Copyright: Thames Television.

Cribbins (1969)

ITV sketch show starring Bernard Cribbins. 12 episodes (2 series), 1969 - 1970. Stars Bernard Cribbins, Terence Brady, Bob Todd, Carmel McSharry and others.

Series 2

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Tuesday 15th September 1970

Having agreed to separate holidays, a husband returns with an interesting gift for the home. Elsewhere, a shop-worker performs a striptease with a clothes dummy; and a traffic warden is sent to Moscow. This week's song is Hole In The Ground.


2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Tuesday 22nd September 1970

A ventriloquist has a cheeky secret; a son takes a rather officious line with his father; a coal miner goes ballroom dancing; and there's a peculiar military discharge in the desert.


3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Tuesday 29th September 1970

This week there's a pregnancy to announce; a burglar is mistaken for Peter Pan; vicars have an odd TV discussion; and a man chases a fly.


4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Tuesday 6th October 1970

There's some Gossip Calypso; a butler seems rather put-upon; a female traffic warden has a harsh approach to male drivers; and old military ranks re-emerge in Park Lane.


5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Tuesday 13th October 1970

A bank clerk reveals his secret identity; there are curious goings-on in a mens' sauna; a cross-channel swim attempt takes place; and a housewife takes in a lodger without telling her husband.


6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Tuesday 20th October 1970

This week's song is Right Said Fred. There's also a rubbish stage murder; an aggressive Scotsman in a pub; and a plumber visits a Sultan's harem.


Short Insert: All-Star Comedy Carnival

First broadcast: Friday 25th December 1970

A short special.