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 25, Episode 10 is repeated on Gold tomorrow at 9:35am.

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

Location

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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 25 Episode 10: Tomorrow at 9:35am on Gold
  2. Series 26 Episode 1: Tomorrow at 10:15am on Gold
  3. Series 26 Episode 2: Tomorrow at 10:55am on Gold
  4. Series 25 Episode 10: Tomorrow at 4:15pm on Gold
  5. Series 26 Episode 1: Tomorrow at 4:55pm on Gold
  6. Series 26 Episode 2: Tomorrow at 5:35pm on Gold
  7. Series 3 Episode 7: Tomorrow at 7:20pm on Drama
  8. Series 26 Episode 3: Monday at 9:35am on Gold
  9. Series 26 Episode 4: Monday at 10:15am on Gold
  10. Series 26 Episode 5: Monday at 10:55am on GoldShow all repeats
  11. Series 26 Episode 3: Monday at 4:15pm on Gold
  12. Series 26 Episode 4: Monday at 4:55pm on Gold
  13. Series 26 Episode 5: Monday at 5:35pm on Gold
  14. Series 4 Episode 1: Monday at 7:20pm on Drama
  15. Series 26 Episode 6: Tuesday at 10am on Gold
  16. Series 26 Episode 7: Tuesday at 10:40am on Gold
  17. Series 26 Episode 8: Tuesday at 11:20am on Gold
  18. Series 26 Episode 6: Tuesday at 4pm on Gold
  19. Series 26 Episode 7: Tuesday at 4:40pm on Gold
  20. Series 26 Episode 8: Tuesday at 5:20pm on Gold
  21. Series 4 Episode 2: Tuesday at 7:20pm on Drama
  22. Series 26 Episode 9: Wednesday at 9:40am on Gold
  23. Series 26 Episode 10: Wednesday at 10:20am on Gold
  24. Series 27 Episode 1: Wednesday at 11am on Gold
  25. Series 26 Episode 9: Wednesday at 3:55pm on Gold
  26. Series 26 Episode 10: Wednesday at 4:35pm on Gold
  27. Series 27 Episode 1: Wednesday at 5:15pm on Gold
  28. Series 4 Episode 3: Wednesday at 7:20pm on Drama
  29. Series 27 Episode 2: Thursday 28th March at 9:40am on Gold
  30. Series 27 Episode 3: Thursday 28th March at 10:20am on Gold
  31. Series 27 Episode 4: Thursday 28th March at 11am on Gold
  32. Series 27 Episode 2: Thursday 28th March at 3:45pm on Gold
  33. Series 27 Episode 3: Thursday 28th March at 4:25pm on Gold
  34. Series 27 Episode 4: Thursday 28th March at 5:05pm on Gold
  35. Series 4 Episode 4: Thursday 28th March at 7:20pm on Drama
  36. Series 27 Episode 5: Friday 29th March at 9:25am on Gold
  37. Series 27 Episode 6: Friday 29th March at 10:05am on Gold
  38. Series 27 Episode 7: Friday 29th March at 10:50am on Gold
  39. Series 27 Episode 5: Friday 29th March at 3:25pm on Gold
  40. Series 27 Episode 6: Friday 29th March at 4:10pm on Gold
  41. Series 27 Episode 7: Friday 29th March at 4:50pm on Gold
  42. Series 4 Episode 5: Friday 29th March at 7:20pm on Drama
  43. Series 27 Episode 8: Monday 1st April at 9:40am on Gold
  44. Series 27 Episode 9: Monday 1st April at 10:20am on Gold
  45. Series 28 Episode 1: Monday 1st April at 11am on Gold
  46. Series 27 Episode 8: Monday 1st April at 3:40pm on Gold
  47. Series 27 Episode 9: Monday 1st April at 4:20pm on Gold
  48. Series 28 Episode 1: Monday 1st April at 5pm on Gold
  49. Series 4 Episode 6: Monday 1st April at 7:20pm on Drama
  50. Series 28 Episode 2: Tuesday 2nd April at 10am on Gold
  51. Series 28 Episode 3: Tuesday 2nd April at 10:40am on Gold
  52. Series 28 Episode 4: Tuesday 2nd April at 11:20am on Gold
  53. Series 28 Episode 2: Tuesday 2nd April at 4pm on Gold
  54. Series 28 Episode 3: Tuesday 2nd April at 4:40pm on Gold
  55. Series 28 Episode 4: Tuesday 2nd April at 5:20pm on Gold
  56. Series 4 Episode 8: Tuesday 2nd April at 7:20pm on Drama
  57. Series 28 Episode 5: Wednesday 3rd April at 10am on Gold
  58. Series 28 Episode 6: Wednesday 3rd April at 10:40am on Gold
  59. Series 28 Episode 7: Wednesday 3rd April at 11:20am on Gold
  60. Series 28 Episode 5: Wednesday 3rd April at 4pm on Gold
  61. Series 28 Episode 6: Wednesday 3rd April at 4:40pm on Gold
  62. Series 28 Episode 7: Wednesday 3rd April at 5:20pm on Gold
  63. Series 5 Episode 1: Wednesday 3rd April at 7:20pm on Drama
  64. Series 28 Episode 8: Thursday 4th April at 9:40am on Gold
  65. Series 28 Episode 9: Thursday 4th April at 10:20am on Gold
  66. Series 28 Episode 10: Thursday 4th April at 11am on Gold
  67. Series 28 Episode 8: Thursday 4th April at 3:40pm on Gold
  68. Series 28 Episode 9: Thursday 4th April at 4:20pm on Gold
  69. Series 28 Episode 10: Thursday 4th April at 5pm on Gold
  70. Series 5 Episode 2: Thursday 4th April at 7:20pm on Drama
  71. Series 29 Episode 1: Friday 5th April at 9:40am on Gold
  72. Series 29 Episode 2: Friday 5th April at 10:20am on Gold
  73. Series 29 Episode 3: Friday 5th April at 11am on Gold
  74. Series 29 Episode 1: Friday 5th April at 3:40pm on Gold
  75. Series 29 Episode 2: Friday 5th April at 4:20pm on Gold
  76. Series 29 Episode 3: Friday 5th April at 5pm on Gold
  77. Series 5 Episode 3: Friday 5th April at 7:20pm on Drama

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