The Last Of The Baskets. Image shows from L to R: Redvers Bodkin (Arthur Lowe), Mrs Basket (Patricia Hayes), Clifford Basket (Ken Jones). Copyright: Granada Television
The Last Of The Baskets

The Last Of The Baskets

  • TV sitcom
  • ITV
  • 1971 - 1972
  • 13 episodes (2 series)

The Earl has died and his man-servant, Bodkin is aghast to find that Clifford, the son of a naughty cousin, has inherited the title. Stars Arthur Lowe, Ken Jones, Patricia Hayes and Graham Armitage.

Key details

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1971 - 1972
Channels
ITV
Episodes
13 (2 series)
Stars
Arthur Lowe, Ken Jones, Patricia Hayes and Graham Armitage
Writer
John Stevenson
Director
Bill Podmore
Producer
Bill Podmore
Companies

The twelfth Earl of Clogborough lays dying and, after 93 years spent living it up, he is now ready to pass on the title and the debt-ridden, crumbling Clogborough Hall. First, the heir to his title must be found and his last remaining servant, Bodkin, is aghast to find that the estate will be inherited by Clifford Basket, the son of naughty cousin Clarence.

Additional details

Production
Studio
Picture
Colour

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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Monday 10th May 1971 at 8:30pm on ITV

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