Last Of The Summer Wine. Image shows from L to R: Walter C. 'Foggy' Dewhurst (Brian Wilde), William 'Compo' Simmonite (Bill Owen), Norman Clegg (Peter Sallis). Copyright: BBC.

Last Of The Summer Wine

BBC One sitcom about a group of pensioners. 295 episodes (pilot + 31 series), 1973 - 2010. Stars Bill Owen, Peter Sallis, Frank Thornton, Brian Murphy and others.

Series 27, Episode 4 is repeated on Gold today at 11:40am.

Last Of The Summer Wine. Image shows from L to R: William 'Compo' Simmonite (Bill Owen), Herbert 'Truly' Truelove (Frank Thornton), Norman Clegg (Peter Sallis). Copyright: BBC.

Last Of The Summer Wine

Gentle sitcom following a group of pensioners living in Yorkshire. This show was Britain's longest-running TV sitcom

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1973 - 2010
Channel
BBC One
Episodes
295   (1 pilot + 31 series), plus 1 short special
Starring
Bill Owen, Peter Sallis, Frank Thornton, Brian Murphy, Michael Bates, Brian Wilde, Michael Aldridge, Keith Clifford and others
Writer
Roy Clarke
Directors
Alan J. W. Bell, James Gilbert, Bernard Thompson and Sydney Lotterby
Producers
Alan J. W. Bell, James Gilbert, Bernard Thompson and Sydney Lotterby

Sitcom following a group of male pensioners looking for adventure. With characters entering and leaving the series over its lifetime, trios have included Compo, Clegg and Foggy; Clegg, Truly and Alvin; and Hobbo, Entwistle and Alvin.

The 'gang' are ageing delinquents who carry out boyish pranks in a quiet Yorkshire village. Their japes revolve around daredevil stunts aimed at wooing their lady friends or getting male chums out of trouble.

Production Details

Part of

Comedy Playhouse

Production company
Laugh track
Yes, but type varies

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 4th January 1973 on BBC One at 8pm
Last new broadcast
Sunday 29th August 2010 on BBC One at 8pm
Upcoming repeats
  1. Series 27 Episode 4: Today at 11:40am on Gold
  2. Series 27 Episode 2: Today at 4:20pm on Gold
  3. Series 27 Episode 3: Today at 5pm on Gold
  4. Series 27 Episode 4: Today at 5:40pm on Gold
  5. Series 28 Episode 7: Today at 7:20pm on Drama
  6. Series 27 Episode 5: Tomorrow at 9:50am on Gold
  7. Series 27 Episode 6: Tomorrow at 10:30am on Gold
  8. Series 27 Episode 7: Tomorrow at 11:10am on Gold
  9. Series 27 Episode 5: Tomorrow at 4:20pm on Gold
  10. Series 27 Episode 6: Tomorrow at 5pm on GoldShow all repeats
  11. Series 27 Episode 7: Tomorrow at 5:40pm on Gold
  12. Series 28 Episode 8: Tomorrow at 7:20pm on Drama
  13. Series 27 Episode 8: Thursday at 10:20am on Gold
  14. Series 27 Episode 9: Thursday at 11am on Gold
  15. Series 28 Episode 1: Thursday at 11:40am on Gold
  16. Series 27 Episode 8: Thursday at 4:20pm on Gold
  17. Series 27 Episode 9: Thursday at 5pm on Gold
  18. Series 28 Episode 1: Thursday at 5:40pm on Gold
  19. Series 28 Episode 9: Thursday at 7:20pm on Drama
  20. Series 28 Episode 2: Friday at 10:20am on Gold
  21. Series 28 Episode 3: Friday at 11am on Gold
  22. Series 28 Episode 4: Friday at 11:40am on Gold
  23. Series 28 Episode 2: Friday at 4:20pm on Gold
  24. Series 28 Episode 3: Friday at 5pm on Gold
  25. Series 28 Episode 4: Friday at 5:40pm on Gold
  26. Series 28 Episode 10: Friday at 7:20pm on Drama
  27. Series 28 Episode 5: Monday at 10:20am on Gold
  28. Series 28 Episode 6: Monday at 11am on Gold
  29. Series 28 Episode 7: Monday at 11:40am on Gold
  30. Series 28 Episode 5: Monday at 4:20pm on Gold
  31. Series 28 Episode 6: Monday at 5pm on Gold
  32. Series 28 Episode 7: Monday at 5:40pm on Gold
  33. Series 29 Episode 1: Monday at 7:20pm on Drama
  34. Series 28 Episode 8: Tuesday 25th February at 10:20am on Gold
  35. Series 28 Episode 9: Tuesday 25th February at 11am on Gold
  36. Series 28 Episode 10: Tuesday 25th February at 11:40am on Gold
  37. Series 28 Episode 8: Tuesday 25th February at 4:20pm on Gold
  38. Series 28 Episode 9: Tuesday 25th February at 5pm on Gold
  39. Series 28 Episode 10: Tuesday 25th February at 5:40pm on Gold
  40. Series 29 Episode 2: Tuesday 25th February at 7:20pm on Drama
  41. Series 29 Episode 1: Wednesday 26th February at 10:20am on Gold
  42. Series 29 Episode 2: Wednesday 26th February at 11am on Gold
  43. Series 29 Episode 3: Wednesday 26th February at 11:40am on Gold
  44. Series 29 Episode 1: Wednesday 26th February at 4:20pm on Gold
  45. Series 29 Episode 2: Wednesday 26th February at 5pm on Gold
  46. Series 29 Episode 3: Wednesday 26th February at 5:40pm on Gold
  47. Series 29 Episode 3: Wednesday 26th February at 7:20pm on Drama
  48. Series 29 Episode 4: Thursday 27th February at 10:20am on Gold
  49. Series 29 Episode 5: Thursday 27th February at 11am on Gold
  50. Series 29 Episode 6: Thursday 27th February at 11:40am on Gold
  51. Series 29 Episode 4: Thursday 27th February at 4:20pm on Gold
  52. Series 29 Episode 5: Thursday 27th February at 5pm on Gold
  53. Series 29 Episode 6: Thursday 27th February at 5:40pm on Gold
  54. Series 29 Episode 4: Thursday 27th February at 7:20pm on Drama
  55. Series 29 Episode 7: Friday 28th February at 10:20am on Gold
  56. Series 29 Episode 8: Friday 28th February at 11am on Gold
  57. Series 29 Episode 9: Friday 28th February at 11:40am on Gold
  58. Series 29 Episode 7: Friday 28th February at 4:20pm on Gold
  59. Series 29 Episode 8: Friday 28th February at 5pm on Gold
  60. Series 29 Episode 9: Friday 28th February at 5:40pm on Gold
  61. Series 29 Episode 5: Friday 28th February at 7:20pm on Drama
  62. Series 29 Episode 6: Monday 2nd March at 7:20pm on Drama
  63. Series 29 Episode 7: Tuesday 3rd March at 7:20pm on Drama
  64. Series 29 Episode 8: Wednesday 4th March at 7:20pm on Drama
  65. Series 29 Episode 9: Thursday 5th March at 7:20pm on Drama
  66. Series 29 Episode 10: Friday 6th March at 7:20pm on Drama

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