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 21, Episode 4 is repeated on Gold tomorrow at 10:20am.

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 21 Episode 4: Tomorrow at 10:20am on Gold
  2. Series 21 Episode 5: Tomorrow at 11am on Gold
  3. Series 21 Episode 6: Tomorrow at 11:40am on Gold
  4. Series 21 Episode 4: Tomorrow at 3:40pm on Gold
  5. Series 21 Episode 5: Tomorrow at 4:20pm on Gold
  6. Series 21 Episode 6: Tomorrow at 5pm on Gold
  7. Series 8 Episode 1: Tomorrow at 6:40pm on Drama
  8. Series 8 Episode 2: Tomorrow at 7:20pm on Drama
  9. Series 21 Episode 7: Wednesday at 10:35am on Gold
  10. Series 21 Episode 8: Wednesday at 11:10am on GoldShow all repeats
  11. Series 21 Episode 9: Wednesday at 11:50am on Gold
  12. Series 21 Episode 7: Wednesday at 3:25pm on Gold
  13. Series 21 Episode 8: Wednesday at 4pm on Gold
  14. Series 21 Episode 9: Wednesday at 4:40pm on Gold
  15. Series 8 Episode 3: Wednesday at 6:40pm on Drama
  16. Series 8 Episode 4: Wednesday at 7:20pm on Drama
  17. Series 21 Episode 10: Thursday at 10:30am on Gold
  18. Series 22 Episode 1: Thursday at 11:10am on Gold
  19. Series 22 Episode 2: Thursday at 11:55am on Gold
  20. Series 21 Episode 10: Thursday at 3:50pm on Gold
  21. Series 22 Episode 1: Thursday at 4:25pm on Gold
  22. Series 22 Episode 2: Thursday at 5pm on Gold
  23. Series 8 Episode 5: Thursday at 6:40pm on Drama
  24. Series 8 Episode 6: Thursday at 7:20pm on Drama
  25. Series 22 Episode 3: Friday at 10:20am on Gold
  26. Series 22 Episode 4: Friday at 11am on Gold
  27. Series 22 Episode 5: Friday at 11:40am on Gold
  28. Series 22 Episode 3: Friday at 4:20pm on Gold
  29. Series 22 Episode 4: Friday at 5pm on Gold
  30. Series 22 Episode 5: Friday at 5:40pm on Gold
  31. Series 9 Episode 1: Friday at 6:40pm on Drama
  32. Series 9 Episode 2: Friday at 7:20pm on Drama
  33. Series 22 Episode 6: Monday 1st June at 10:40am on Gold
  34. Series 22 Episode 7: Monday 1st June at 11:20am on Gold
  35. Series 22 Episode 8: Monday 1st June at 12pm on Gold
  36. Series 22 Episode 6: Monday 1st June at 4pm on Gold
  37. Series 22 Episode 7: Monday 1st June at 4:40pm on Gold
  38. Series 22 Episode 8: Monday 1st June at 5:20pm on Gold
  39. Series 9 Episode 3: Monday 1st June at 6:40pm on Drama
  40. Series 9 Episode 4: Monday 1st June at 7:20pm on Drama
  41. Series 22 Episode 9: Tuesday 2nd June at 11am on Gold
  42. Series 22 Episode 10: Tuesday 2nd June at 11:40am on Gold
  43. Series 23 Episode 1: Tuesday 2nd June at 12:20pm on Gold
  44. Series 22 Episode 9: Tuesday 2nd June at 4:20pm on Gold
  45. Series 22 Episode 10: Tuesday 2nd June at 5pm on Gold
  46. Series 23 Episode 1: Tuesday 2nd June at 5:40pm on Gold
  47. Series 9 Episode 5: Tuesday 2nd June at 6:40pm on Drama
  48. Series 9 Episode 6: Tuesday 2nd June at 7:20pm on Drama
  49. Series 23 Episode 2: Wednesday 3rd June at 10:20am on Gold
  50. Series 23 Episode 3: Wednesday 3rd June at 11am on Gold
  51. Series 23 Episode 4: Wednesday 3rd June at 11:40am on Gold
  52. Series 23 Episode 2: Wednesday 3rd June at 3:40pm on Gold
  53. Series 23 Episode 3: Wednesday 3rd June at 4:20pm on Gold
  54. Series 23 Episode 4: Wednesday 3rd June at 5pm on Gold
  55. Series 9 Episode 7: Wednesday 3rd June at 6:40pm on Drama
  56. Series 9 Episode 8: Wednesday 3rd June at 7:20pm on Drama
  57. Series 23 Episode 5: Thursday 4th June at 10:20am on Gold
  58. Series 23 Episode 6: Thursday 4th June at 11am on Gold
  59. Series 23 Episode 7: Thursday 4th June at 11:40am on Gold
  60. Series 23 Episode 5: Thursday 4th June at 3:40pm on Gold
  61. Series 23 Episode 6: Thursday 4th June at 4:20pm on Gold
  62. Series 23 Episode 7: Thursday 4th June at 5pm on Gold
  63. Series 9 Episode 9: Thursday 4th June at 6:40pm on Drama
  64. Series 9 Episode 10: Thursday 4th June at 7:20pm on Drama
  65. Series 23 Episode 8: Friday 5th June at 10:20am on Gold
  66. Series 23 Episode 9: Friday 5th June at 11am on Gold
  67. Series 23 Episode 10: Friday 5th June at 11:40am on Gold
  68. Series 23 Episode 8: Friday 5th June at 3:40pm on Gold
  69. Series 23 Episode 9: Friday 5th June at 4:20pm on Gold
  70. Series 23 Episode 10: Friday 5th June at 5pm on Gold
  71. Series 9 Episode 11: Friday 5th June at 6:40pm on Drama
  72. Series 9 Episode 12: Friday 5th June at 7:20pm on Drama
  73. Series 24 Episode 1: Monday 8th June at 10:40am on Gold
  74. Series 24 Episode 2: Monday 8th June at 11:20am on Gold
  75. Series 24 Episode 3: Monday 8th June at 12pm on Gold
  76. Series 24 Episode 1: Monday 8th June at 4pm on Gold
  77. Series 24 Episode 2: Monday 8th June at 4:40pm on Gold
  78. Series 24 Episode 3: Monday 8th June at 5:20pm on Gold
  79. Series 10 Episode 1: Monday 8th June at 6:40pm on Drama
  80. Series 10 Episode 2: Monday 8th June at 7:20pm on Drama
  81. Series 24 Episode 4: Tuesday 9th June at 10:20am on Gold
  82. Series 24 Episode 5: Tuesday 9th June at 11am on Gold
  83. Series 24 Episode 6: Tuesday 9th June at 11:40am on Gold
  84. Series 24 Episode 4: Tuesday 9th June at 4:20pm on Gold
  85. Series 24 Episode 5: Tuesday 9th June at 5pm on Gold
  86. Series 24 Episode 6: Tuesday 9th June at 5:40pm on Gold
  87. Series 10 Episode 3: Tuesday 9th June at 6:40pm on Drama
  88. Series 10 Episode 4: Tuesday 9th June at 7:20pm on Drama
  89. Series 24 Episode 7: Wednesday 10th June at 10:20am on Gold
  90. Series 24 Episode 8: Wednesday 10th June at 11am on Gold
  91. Series 24 Episode 9: Wednesday 10th June at 11:40am on Gold
  92. Series 24 Episode 7: Wednesday 10th June at 3:40pm on Gold
  93. Series 24 Episode 8: Wednesday 10th June at 4:20pm on Gold
  94. Series 24 Episode 9: Wednesday 10th June at 5pm on Gold
  95. Series 10 Episode 5: Wednesday 10th June at 6:40pm on Drama
  96. Series 10 Episode 6: Wednesday 10th June at 7:20pm on Drama
  97. Series 24 Episode 10: Thursday 11th June at 10:10am on Gold
  98. Series 25 Episode 1: Thursday 11th June at 10:50am on Gold
  99. Series 25 Episode 2: Thursday 11th June at 11:30am on Gold
  100. Series 24 Episode 10: Thursday 11th June at 3:30pm on Gold
  101. Series 25 Episode 1: Thursday 11th June at 4:10pm on Gold
  102. Series 25 Episode 2: Thursday 11th June at 4:50pm on Gold
  103. Series 11 Episode 1: Thursday 11th June at 6:40pm on Drama
  104. Series 11 Episode 2: Thursday 11th June at 7:20pm on Drama
  105. Series 25 Episode 3: Friday 12th June at 9:50am on Gold
  106. Series 25 Episode 4: Friday 12th June at 10:30am on Gold
  107. Series 25 Episode 5: Friday 12th June at 11:10am on Gold
  108. Series 25 Episode 3: Friday 12th June at 3:10pm on Gold
  109. Series 25 Episode 4: Friday 12th June at 3:50pm on Gold
  110. Series 25 Episode 5: Friday 12th June at 4:30pm on Gold
  111. Series 11 Episode 3: Friday 12th June at 6:40pm on Drama
  112. Series 11 Episode 4: Friday 12th June at 7:20pm on Drama

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