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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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The Man Who Nearly Knew Pavarotti

Wesley nearly runs over Billy Ingleton, giving Foggy the opportunity to prove his outstanding talents as a concert promoter.

Broadcast details

Date
Sunday 1st January 1995
Time
7pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Cast
Bill Owen William 'Compo' Simmonite
Peter Sallis Norman Clegg
Brian Wilde Walter C. 'Foggy' Dewhurst
Kathy Staff Nora Batty
Sarah Thomas Glenda Wilkinson
Jean Fergusson Marina
Robert Fyfe Howard Sibshaw
Juliette Kaplan Pearl Sibshaw
Jane Freeman Ivy
Ken Kitson PC Cooper
Jean Alexander Aunty Wainwright
Gordon Wharmby Wesley Pegden
Thora Hird Edith Pegden
Stephen Lewis Clem 'Smiler' Hemmingway
Danny O'Dea Eli Duckett
Tony Capstick Policeman
Guest cast
Norman Wisdom Billy Ingleton
Richard Mapletoft Walker
Writing team
Roy Clarke Writer
Production team
Alan J. W. Bell Director
Alan J. W. Bell Producer
Andrew Wilde Editor
Richard Brackenbury Production Designer
Liz Nicholls (as Elizabeth Nicholls) Costume Designer
Julie Vincent Make-up Designer
Ronnie Hazlehurst Composer

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