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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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Series 22, Episode 8 - A White Sweater And A Solicitor's Letter

A letter intended for Compo interests the town and terrifies his son, Tom.

Broadcast details

Sunday 20th May 2001
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Peter Sallis Norman Clegg
Frank Thornton Herbert 'Truly' Truelove
Keith Clifford Billy Hardcastle
Mike Grady Barry Wilkinson
Kathy Staff Nora Batty
Sarah Thomas Glenda Wilkinson
Jean Fergusson Marina
Robert Fyfe Howard Sibshaw
Tom Owen Tom Simmonite
Juliette Kaplan Pearl Sibshaw
Jane Freeman Ivy
Jean Alexander Aunty Wainwright
Gordon Wharmby Wesley Pegden
Thora Hird Edith Pegden
Dora Bryan Ros Utterthwaite
Danny O'Dea Eli Duckett
Guest cast
Stephanie Roscoe Post Lady
Ruth Holden May
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
Jane Pride Costume Designer
David Atkinson Make-up Designer
Ronnie Hazlehurst Composer
Philip Hartley 1st Assistant Director
S. Hamer 1st Assistant Director

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