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 9, Episode 8 is repeated on Drama today at 7:20pm.

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 9 Episode 8: Today at 7:20pm on Drama
  2. Series 11 Episode 8: Monday at 10:55am on Gold
  3. Series 11 Episode 8: Tuesday at 8:55am on Gold
  4. Series 9 Episode 8: Tuesday at 10am on Gold
  5. Series 9 Episode 9: Tuesday at 10:40am on Gold
  6. Series 9 Episode 10: Tuesday at 11:20am on Gold
  7. Series 9 Episode 8: Tuesday at 2:40pm on Gold
  8. Series 9 Episode 9: Tuesday at 3:20pm on Gold
  9. Series 9 Episode 10: Tuesday at 4pm on Gold
  10. Series 9 Episode 9: Tuesday at 7:20pm on DramaShow all repeats
  11. Series 9 Episode 11: Wednesday at 10am on Gold
  12. Series 9 Episode 12: Wednesday at 10:40am on Gold
  13. Series 10 Episode 1: Wednesday at 11:20am on Gold
  14. Series 9 Episode 11: Wednesday at 2:40pm on Gold
  15. Series 9 Episode 12: Wednesday at 3:20pm on Gold
  16. Series 10 Episode 1: Wednesday at 4pm on Gold
  17. Series 9 Episode 10: Wednesday at 7:20pm on Drama
  18. Series 10 Episode 2: Thursday at 10am on Gold
  19. Series 10 Episode 3: Thursday at 10:40am on Gold
  20. Series 10 Episode 4: Thursday at 11:20am on Gold
  21. Series 10 Episode 2: Thursday at 2:40pm on Gold
  22. Series 10 Episode 3: Thursday at 3:20pm on Gold
  23. Series 10 Episode 4: Thursday at 4pm on Gold
  24. Series 9 Episode 11: Thursday at 7:20pm on Drama
  25. Series 10 Episode 5: Friday 31st May at 10am on Gold
  26. Series 10 Episode 6: Friday 31st May at 10:40am on Gold
  27. Series 11 Episode 1: Friday 31st May at 11:20am on Gold
  28. Series 10 Episode 5: Friday 31st May at 2:35pm on Gold
  29. Series 10 Episode 6: Friday 31st May at 3:15pm on Gold
  30. Series 11 Episode 1: Friday 31st May at 3:55pm on Gold
  31. Series 9 Episode 12: Friday 31st May at 7:20pm on Drama
  32. Series 10 Episode 7: Monday 3rd June at 10:20am on Gold
  33. Series 11 Episode 2: Monday 3rd June at 11:40am on Gold
  34. Series 10 Episode 7: Monday 3rd June at 3:40pm on Gold
  35. Series 11 Episode 2: Monday 3rd June at 5pm on Gold
  36. Series 10 Episode 1: Monday 3rd June at 7:15pm on Drama
  37. Series 11 Episode 3: Tuesday 4th June at 9:40am on Gold
  38. Series 11 Episode 4: Tuesday 4th June at 10:20am on Gold
  39. Series 11 Episode 5: Tuesday 4th June at 11am on Gold
  40. Series 11 Episode 3: Tuesday 4th June at 3:40pm on Gold
  41. Series 11 Episode 4: Tuesday 4th June at 4:20pm on Gold
  42. Series 11 Episode 5: Tuesday 4th June at 5pm on Gold
  43. Series 10 Episode 2: Tuesday 4th June at 7:20pm on Drama
  44. Series 11 Episode 6: Wednesday 5th June at 9:40am on Gold
  45. Series 11 Episode 7: Wednesday 5th June at 10:20am on Gold
  46. Series 12 Episode 1: Wednesday 5th June at 11am on Gold
  47. Series 11 Episode 6: Wednesday 5th June at 3:40pm on Gold
  48. Series 11 Episode 7: Wednesday 5th June at 4:20pm on Gold
  49. Series 12 Episode 1: Wednesday 5th June at 5pm on Gold
  50. Series 10 Episode 3: Wednesday 5th June at 7:20pm on Drama
  51. Series 12 Episode 2: Thursday 6th June at 9:40am on Gold
  52. Series 12 Episode 3: Thursday 6th June at 10:20am on Gold
  53. Series 12 Episode 4: Thursday 6th June at 11am on Gold
  54. Series 12 Episode 2: Thursday 6th June at 3:40pm on Gold
  55. Series 12 Episode 3: Thursday 6th June at 4:20pm on Gold
  56. Series 12 Episode 4: Thursday 6th June at 5pm on Gold
  57. Series 10 Episode 4: Thursday 6th June at 7:15pm on Drama
  58. Series 12 Episode 5: Friday 7th June at 9:40am on Gold
  59. Series 12 Episode 6: Friday 7th June at 10:20am on Gold
  60. Series 12 Episode 7: Friday 7th June at 11am on Gold
  61. Series 12 Episode 5: Friday 7th June at 3:40pm on Gold
  62. Series 12 Episode 6: Friday 7th June at 4:20pm on Gold
  63. Series 12 Episode 7: Friday 7th June at 5pm on Gold
  64. Series 10 Episode 5: Friday 7th June at 7:20pm on Drama

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