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

Educating Archie

  • TV sitcom
  • ITV
  • 1958 - 1959
  • 27 episodes (2 series)

Archie Andrews, a ventriloquist's dummy, takes on a life of its own as it talks and walks all over its creator, Peter Brough. Stars Peter Brough, Dick Emery, Irene Handl, Freddie Sales and Ray Barrett

Key details

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

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).

Additional details

Production
Studio
Picture
Black and white

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 26th September 1958 at 6:10pm on ITV

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