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

Press clippings

Archie the dummy making comeback

When he last graced television screens, Archie Andrews was just a schoolboy - now a pensioner, one of Britain's most famous ventriloquist's dummies is launching a comeback.

Press Association, 25th September 2012

Archie Andrews, the dummy loved by millions, is back

Ventriloquist dummy Archie Andrews, whose radio show Educating Archie attracted 15 million listeners and featured co-stars like Tony Hancock, is returning to the British stage after 50 years.

Martin Chilton, The Telegraph, 19th July 2011

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