I Tell You It's Burt Reynolds. Image shows from L to R: Uncle Jim (Leonard Rossiter), Joyce (Gillian Raine). Copyright: Yorkshire Television.

I Tell You It's Burt Reynolds

I Tell You It's Burt Reynolds

A film and TV know-all goes to absurd lengths to prove his knowledge

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1977
Channel
ITV
Episodes
1 Pilot
Starring
Leonard Rossiter, Roy Barraclough, Patricia Hayes, Gillian Raine, Ed Devereaux, Kim Smith and Sally Watkins
Writers
Ray Galton and Alan Simpson
Director
Ronnie Baxter

Leonard Rossiter stars as Uncle Jim, who knows all there is to know about screens silver and small, and the faces that appear on them. When he swears to have noticed Burt Reynolds in a film his family is watching on TV, no one will agree that it is Burt. Unfortunately, Jim cannot accept that they don't see it, let alone that he could be in the wrong!

Production Details

Part of

The Galton & Simpson Playhouse

Production company
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 24th March 1977 on ITV at 9pm
Episode length
25 minutes

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