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 30, Episode 3 is repeated on Gold on Monday at 10:20am.

Series 1, Episode 5 - The New Mobile Trio

Clegg thinks that the time has come for him and his friends, Compo and Blamire, to get about a bit more - widen their horizons. With this in mind, they buy an old car. But Clegg is more imaginative than practical...

Broadcast details

Monday 10th December 1973
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Bill Owen William 'Compo' Simmonite
Peter Sallis Norman Clegg
Michael Bates Cyril Blamire
Jane Freeman Ivy
John Comer Sid
Guest cast
Ronald Lacey Walter
Mollie Maureen Walter's Mum
Jim Whelan Car Salesman
Max Rawnsley Car Salesman
Writing team
Roy Clarke Writer
Production team
James Gilbert Director
James Gilbert Producer

Supporters and subscribers get more

Additional content and tools are available across the site for Supporters and BCG Pro subscribers. On this page you can:

  • Broadcast details of 67 further repeats of this episode
  • BCG Pro business users can see additional crew credits  
    If you join BCG Pro business, you can see composer, production designer & editor credits for this episode.

Donate (for fans) BCG Pro

Already a donor or Pro user?