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Educating Archie. Image shows from L to R: Brough (Peter Brough), Archie Andrews. Copyright: Associated-Rediffusion Television.

Educating Archie

ITV sitcom. 27 episodes (2 series), 1958 - 1959. Stars Peter Brough, Dick Emery, Irene Handl, Freddie Sales and Ray Barrett.

Educating Archie

Archie Andrews, a ventriloquist's dummy, takes on a life of its own as it talks and walks all over its creator, Peter Brough

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1958 - 1959
Channel
ITV
Episodes
27   (2 series)
Starring
Peter Brough, Dick Emery, Irene Handl, Freddie Sales and Ray Barrett
Writers
Marty Feldman, Ronald Chesney, Barry Pevan and Ronald Wolfe
Director
Christopher Hodson

A ventriloquist's dummy takes on a life of its own as it talks and walks all over its creator - aided and abetted by a housekeeper (Irene Handl), a non-paying lodger (Freddie Sales) and a jack-of-all-trades (Dick Emery).

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