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

Educating Archie

  • TV sitcom
  • ITV1
  • 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

Episode menu

Series 2, Episode 3 - The Day The Bongolis Left

Brough and Archie think that living on a tropical island would be like heaven. When they get there it looks like they are nearer to it than they think!

Broadcast details

Friday 2nd October 1959
25 minutes

Cast & crew

Peter Brough Brough
Dick Emery Dick
Freddie Sales Freddie
Peter Brough Archie Andrews
Writing team
Marty Feldman Writer
Ronald Wolfe Writer
Production team
Christopher Hodson Director
Sylva Nadolny Production Designer

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