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

Fools Rush In

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 1963
  • 1 pilot

Major Humphrey Carlton has retired from the Army and finds that arranging his own domestic affairs is more meddlesome than he ever expected. Stars Deryck Guyler, Patrick Newell and Gordon Rollings.

Key details

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

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...

Additional details

Part of

Comedy Playhouse

Production
Studio
Picture
Colour

Broadcast details

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

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