Fools Rush In. Image shows from L to R: Wilfred (Gordon Rollings), Major Humphrey Carlton D.S.O. Rtd. (Deryck Guyler), Barney (Patrick Newell). Copyright: BBC.

Fools Rush In

BBC One sitcom. 1 pilot in 1963. Stars Deryck Guyler, Patrick Newell and Gordon Rollings.

Fools Rush In

Major Humphrey Carlton has retired from the Army and finds that arranging his own domestic affairs is more meddlesome than he ever expected

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1963
Channel
BBC One
Episodes
1 Pilot
Starring
Deryck Guyler, Patrick Newell and Gordon Rollings
Writers
Vince Powell and Frank Roscoe
Producer
John Ammonds

For most of his life, Major Humphrey Carlton D.S.O. has been looked after by Army batmen. Now that he has retired he has to engage his own staff and picking good men is more difficult than he thought. His choice of Wilfred, as his chauffeur-gardener, and Barney, as his cook-valet, leads him to believe that he still has a lot to learn...

Production Details

Part of

Comedy Playhouse

Production company

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Saturday 12th October 1963 on BBC One at 9:30pm
Episode length
30 minutes