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.

Episode menu

Series 20, Episode 5 - Optimism In The Housing Market

Smiler's first day as a door-to-door salesman is a painful one.

Broadcast details

Sunday 23rd May 1999
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 22nd August 2011 1:40pm Gold
Tuesday 8th November 2011 12:00pm Gold
Tuesday 8th November 2011 6:00pm Gold
Friday 24th February 2012 11:20am Gold
Friday 24th February 2012 5:20pm Gold
Wednesday 16th May 2012 2:30pm Yesterday
Wednesday 16th May 2012 7:20pm Yesterday
Thursday 14th June 2012 11:40am Gold
Thursday 14th June 2012 5:00pm Gold
Saturday 22nd September 2012 9:00pm Yesterday
Sunday 23rd September 2012 8:00pm Yesterday
Friday 5th October 2012 11:40am Gold
Friday 5th October 2012 5:40pm Gold
Thursday 18th April 2013 11:00am Gold
Friday 9th August 2013 10:30am Gold
Friday 9th August 2013 4:00pm Gold
Tuesday 4th February 2014 10:30am Gold
Tuesday 4th February 2014 5:20pm Gold
Sunday 15th February 2015 8:20pm Yesterday
Monday 2nd March 2015 11:40am Gold
Monday 2nd March 2015 4:20pm Gold
Sunday 15th March 2015 7:40pm Yesterday
Saturday 21st March 2015 9:40pm Yesterday
Saturday 28th March 2015 11:40pm Yesterday
Wednesday 22nd July 2015 3:00pm Gold
Monday 28th September 2015 10:20am Gold
Wednesday 11th May 2016 10:55am Gold
Thursday 15th September 2016 8:50am Gold
Thursday 15th September 2016 4:00pm Gold
Thursday 5th January 2017 6:40pm Drama
Monday 8th May 2017 4:00pm Gold
Tuesday 9th May 2017 10:00am Gold
Monday 5th February 2018 1:00pm Drama
Monday 5th February 2018 6:40pm Drama
Wednesday 7th February 2018 10:40am Gold
Wednesday 7th February 2018 5:20pm Gold
Tuesday 15th May 2018 9:25am Gold
Tuesday 15th May 2018 3:00pm Gold
Wednesday 5th September 2018 1:20pm Drama
Wednesday 5th September 2018 7:20pm Drama
Thursday 6th September 2018 10:05am Gold
Thursday 6th September 2018 4:25pm Gold
Monday 25th February 2019 11:00am Gold
Monday 25th February 2019 5:40pm Gold
Wednesday 17th July 2019 9:40am Gold
Wednesday 17th July 2019 3:40pm Gold
Monday 7th October 2019 7:20pm Drama
Thursday 16th January 2020 11:40am Gold
Thursday 16th January 2020 5:40pm Gold
Thursday 21st May 2020 10:20am Gold
Thursday 21st May 2020 3:40pm Gold
Thursday 10th September 2020 7:20pm Drama
Tuesday 6th October 2020 10:30am Gold
Tuesday 6th October 2020 3:35pm Gold
Tuesday 18th May 2021 7:20pm Drama
Tuesday 25th May 2021 10:00am Gold
Tuesday 25th May 2021 4:40pm Gold
Tuesday 4th January 2022 10:00am Gold
Tuesday 4th January 2022 4:00pm Gold
Monday 21st March 2022 7:20pm Drama
Wednesday 13th July 2022 10:15am Gold
Wednesday 13th July 2022 2:50pm Gold
Friday 14th October 2022 7:20pm Drama
Wednesday 8th March 2023 10:40am Gold
Wednesday 8th March 2023 3:20pm Gold
Tuesday 9th May 2023 7:20pm Drama
Friday 15th September 2023 10:20am Gold
Friday 15th September 2023 3:40pm Gold
Wednesday 15th November 2023 7:20pm Drama
Monday 13th May 2024 12:00pm Gold
Monday 13th May 2024 4:40pm Gold
Friday 14th June 2024 7:20pm Drama

Cast & crew

Bill Owen William 'Compo' Simmonite
Peter Sallis Norman Clegg
Frank Thornton Herbert 'Truly' Truelove
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
Jean Alexander Aunty Wainwright
Gordon Wharmby Wesley Pegden
Thora Hird Edith Pegden
Stephen Lewis Clem 'Smiler' Hemmingway
Danny O'Dea Eli Duckett
Guest cast
Ron Backhouse Landlord
Brian Rawlinson Warden
Reg Large Mr. Marsden
Shirley Vaughan Mavis
Writing team
Roy Clarke Writer
Production team
Alan J. W. Bell Director
Alan J. W. Bell Producer
Andrew Wilde Editor
Stephan Paczai Production Designer
Pat O'Shea Director of Photography
Theresa Hughes Costume Designer
David Atkinson Make-up Designer
Ronnie Hazlehurst Composer
Philip Hartley 1st Assistant Director

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