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 10, Episode 2 is repeated on Gold tomorrow at 10am.

Series 2, Episode 1 - Forked Lightning

The trio experience some problems with the common British bicycle. Will Compo's rabbit's foot be unclogged in time, and will the mechanical Sid from the café evade the dreaded Ivy long enough to wave his magical spanner?

Broadcast details

Wednesday 5th March 1975
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
Kenneth MacDonald Mechanic
Graham Hamilton Gordon
Diana Harker Housewife
Paula Tilbrook Housewife
Doreen Sloane Bus Conductress
Cynthia Michaelis Bus Conductress
Writing team
Roy Clarke Writer
Production team
Bernard Thompson Director
Bernard Thompson Producer
John Griffith Editor
Andy Dimond Production Designer
Ronnie Hazlehurst Composer

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