Curry & Chips. Arthur Blenkinsop (Eric Sykes). Copyright: London Weekend Television
Curry & Chips

Curry & Chips

  • TV sitcom
  • ITV
  • 1969
  • 6 episodes (1 series)

Friction comes to a factory floor when a new, foreign employee begins work. Stars Spike Milligan, Eric Sykes, Kenny Lynch, Norman Rossington, Sam Kydd and more.

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Series 1, Episode 6

Whilst preparing the factory floor for the Christmas party, the boys get into a heated debate about Christmas, the pill, the Pope and rights of middle class children.

Further details

Redecorating the factory floor for Christmas, Smelly laments the impending lack of a Queen's Speech this year. Norman is quick to denounce Christmas as a capitalist racket, but Kevin puts him straight.

Soon, the entire workforce are deep in debate about the history, point and benefits of the festival; religious teachings; the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Pope; and of course - the pill! But there's still the annual Christmas party to get through.

Broadcast details

Friday 26th December 1969
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Spike Milligan Kevin O'Grady
Eric Sykes Arthur Blenkinsop
Kenny Lynch Kenny
Norman Rossington Norman
Sam Kydd Smelly
Geoffrey Hughes Young Dick
Fanny Carby Mrs. Bartok
Guest cast
Julia Breck Girl
Alan Clare Vernon and the Pennsylvanians - Piano
Cliff Townsend Vernon and the Pennsylvanians - Alto Sax
Johnny Speight Vernon and the Pennsylvanians - Drums
Writing team
Johnny Speight Writer
Production team
Keith Beckett Director
Keith Beckett Producer
Norma Farnes Associate Producer
Andrew Drummond Production Designer
Harry Rabinowitz Composer

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