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

Last Of The Summer Wine

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 1973 - 2010
  • 295 episodes (31 series)

Gentle sitcom following a group of pensioners living in Yorkshire. This show was Britain's longest-running TV sitcom. Stars Bill Owen, Peter Sallis, Frank Thornton, Brian Murphy, Michael Bates and more.

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Series 10, Episode 4 - That Certain Smile

Compo, Clegg and Seymour accept the near impossible challenge of bringing a smile to the face of the hospitalised Clem Hemingway. Maybe if they were to bring in his little dog Bess...

Broadcast details

Sunday 6th November 1988
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 16th January 2012 2:00pm Yesterday
Monday 16th January 2012 7:50pm Yesterday
Wednesday 14th March 2012 7:00am Gold
Wednesday 14th March 2012 9:20am Gold
Saturday 24th March 2012 8:00pm Yesterday
Sunday 25th March 2012 6:00pm Yesterday
Thursday 29th November 2012 11:00am Gold
Thursday 29th November 2012 5:00pm Gold
Thursday 14th February 2013 11:00am Gold
Thursday 14th February 2013 5:00pm Gold
Monday 25th March 2013 5:50pm Yesterday
Monday 25th March 2013 8:20pm Yesterday
Tuesday 25th June 2013 6:30am Gold
Tuesday 25th June 2013 12:15pm Gold
Sunday 28th July 2013 7:00am Gold
Friday 22nd November 2013 4:40pm Gold
Saturday 23rd November 2013 10:55am Gold
Thursday 24th March 2016 9:20am Gold
Monday 25th July 2016 10:20am Gold
Tuesday 23rd August 2016 1:00pm Drama
Tuesday 23rd August 2016 6:40pm Drama
Friday 24th March 2017 4:00pm Gold
Saturday 25th March 2017 10:20am Gold
Monday 25th September 2017 1:00pm Drama
Monday 25th September 2017 6:40pm Drama
Monday 20th November 2017 11:00am Gold
Monday 20th November 2017 5:00pm Gold
Thursday 26th July 2018 10:40am Gold
Thursday 26th July 2018 5:20pm Gold
Wednesday 16th January 2019 9:20am Gold
Wednesday 16th January 2019 4:00pm Gold
Thursday 30th May 2019 11:20am Gold
Thursday 30th May 2019 4:00pm Gold
Thursday 6th June 2019 7:15pm Drama
Monday 4th November 2019 9:55am Gold
Monday 4th November 2019 2:35pm Gold
Friday 10th April 2020 11:00am Gold
Friday 10th April 2020 5:00pm Gold
Tuesday 9th June 2020 7:20pm Drama
Thursday 13th August 2020 11:20am Gold
Thursday 13th August 2020 5:20pm Gold
Monday 15th March 2021 6:40pm Drama
Wednesday 17th March 2021 9:40am Gold
Wednesday 17th March 2021 4:20pm Gold
Thursday 30th September 2021 10:35am Gold
Thursday 30th September 2021 5:20pm Gold
Wednesday 19th January 2022 7:20pm Drama
Friday 13th May 2022 10:30am Gold
Friday 13th May 2022 4:20pm Gold
Saturday 14th May 2022 8:15am Gold
Friday 29th July 2022 6:40pm Drama
Friday 6th January 2023 10:40am Gold
Friday 6th January 2023 3:20pm Gold
Tuesday 7th March 2023 6:40pm Drama
Monday 17th July 2023 10:40am Gold
Monday 17th July 2023 3:20pm Gold
Friday 15th September 2023 7:20pm Drama
Tuesday 20th February 2024 10:40am Gold
Tuesday 20th February 2024 4:00pm Gold
Tuesday 9th April 2024 7:20pm Drama

Cast & crew

Bill Owen William 'Compo' Simmonite
Peter Sallis Norman Clegg
Michael Aldridge Seymour Utterthwaite
Mike Grady Barry Wilkinson
Kathy Staff Nora Batty
Sarah Thomas Glenda Wilkinson
Jean Fergusson Marina
Robert Fyfe Howard Sibshaw
Juliette Kaplan Pearl Sibshaw
Jane Freeman Ivy
Gordon Wharmby Wesley Pegden
Thora Hird Edith Pegden
Stephen Lewis Clem 'Smiler' Hemmingway
Guest cast
Linda Bardell Florist
Jeffrey Longmore Hospital Porter
Ann Rye (as Anne Rye) Mrs. Hemingway
Joyce Windsor Nursing Sister
Writing team
Roy Clarke Writer
Production team
Alan J. W. Bell Director
Alan J. W. Bell Producer
Ian Williams Editor
John Wilkinson Editor
Don Giles Production Designer
Sarah Lubel Costume Designer
Lisa Pickering Make-up Designer
John Green Lighting Designer
Ronnie Hazlehurst Composer
Barry Read Production Designer

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