High & Dry. Image shows from L to R: Richard Talbot (Richard Wilson), Ron Archer (Bernard Cribbins). Copyright: Yorkshire Television
High & Dry

High & Dry (1987)

  • TV sitcom
  • ITV
  • 1987
  • 7 episodes (1 series)

Ron Archer and son Trevor set out to buy and rennovate the more-than-a-little dilapidated pier at Midbourne. Stars Bernard Cribbins, Richard Wilson, Angus Barnett and Vivienne Martin.

High & Dry. Image shows from L to R: Richard Talbot (Richard Wilson), Miss Baxter (Vivienne Martin), Trevor Archer (Angus Barnett), Ron Archer (Bernard Cribbins). Copyright: Yorkshire Television

Key details

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1987
Channels
ITV
Episodes
7 (1 series)
Stars
Bernard Cribbins, Richard Wilson, Angus Barnett and Vivienne Martin
Writers
Harold Snoad and Michael Knowles
Director
Ronnie Baxter
Producer
Ronnie Baxter
Companies

It's 1946, and when Ron Archer discovers that the pier at the nearby seaside town of Midbourne is up for sale, he sets out with his son Trevor to find the money to buy it.

Additional details

Part of

Dad's Army

Production
Studio
Camera set-up
Multi-camera
Picture
Colour
Soundtrack
The theme tune was composed and sung by Neil Innes.

Website links

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Wednesday 7th January 1987 at 8:30pm on ITV

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