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 30, Episode 9 is repeated on Gold today at 10:20am.

Series 30

Last Of The Summer Wine. Image shows from L to R: Entwistle (Burt Kwouk), Alvin Smedley (Brian Murphy), Luther 'Hobbo' Hobdyke (Russ Abbot). Copyright: BBC.

1. Some Adventures Of The Inventor Of The Mother Stitch

First broadcast: Sunday 19th April 2009

When Hobbo discovers that the newly divorced Morton is lonely and depressed, what else should a former milkman and undercover spy do but find him a good friend.

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Last Of The Summer Wine. Marina (Jean Fergusson). Copyright: BBC.

2. The Mother Of All Mistakes - Or Is It?

First broadcast: Sunday 26th April 2009

Adopted as a baby, former milkman and undercover secret agent Hobbo is determined to trace his natural mother.

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Last Of The Summer Wine. Image shows from L to R: Luther 'Hobbo' Hobdyke (Russ Abbot), Alvin Smedley (Brian Murphy), Entwistle (Burt Kwouk). Copyright: BBC.

3. Will Howard Cross The Atlantic Single-Handed?

First broadcast: Sunday 3rd May 2009

Hobbo is still having trouble getting Nelly to admit that she is his natural birth mother. To get the proof he needs, he fits Howard up with an eavesdropping wire to pick up Nelly talking to Pearl.

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Last Of The Summer Wine. Image shows from L to R: Luther 'Hobbo' Hobdyke (Russ Abbot), Tom Simmonite (Tom Owen), Entwistle (Burt Kwouk), Alvin Smedley (Brian Murphy). Copyright: BBC.

4. Who's That Looking Sideways At Nelly?

First broadcast: Sunday 10th May 2009

Hobbo, former milkman and undercover agent at Primrose Dairies, is ready for any dangerous situation - and going round telling everyone that Nelly is his mother is one.

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Last Of The Summer Wine. Image shows from L to R: Howard Sibshaw (Robert Fyfe), Luther 'Hobbo' Hobdyke (Russ Abbot), Entwistle (Burt Kwouk). Copyright: BBC.

5. Nobody Messes With Tony The Throat

First broadcast: Sunday 17th May 2009

Howard is deeply concerned when Pearl starts going out every day with Nelly, and she will not say where.

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Last Of The Summer Wine. Image shows from L to R: Luther 'Hobbo' Hobdyke (Russ Abbot), Entwistle (Burt Kwouk), Alvin Smedley (Brian Murphy). Copyright: BBC.

6. Will Stella Find True Love With Norris Fairburn?

First broadcast: Sunday 24th May 2009

When Clegg and Truly tell Hobbo that local serial groom Norris Fairburn is free again, he decides that Norris would be an ideal husband for Stella.

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Last Of The Summer Wine. Randolph (James Hunter). Copyright: BBC.

7. Will Randolph Make A Good Impression?

First broadcast: Sunday 31st May 2009

Hobbo turns up at the river wall with Randolph, who he hopes will bring romance into Stella's life.

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Last Of The Summer Wine. Image shows from L to R: Luther 'Hobbo' Hobdyke (Russ Abbot), Toby Mulberry Smith (Trevor Bannister), Entwistle (Burt Kwouk), Alvin Smedley (Brian Murphy). Copyright: BBC.

8. In Which Romance Springs A Leak

First broadcast: Sunday 7th June 2009

Toby is beginning to realise that the benefits of going back to his ex-wife far outweigh the advantages of living alone in a sparsely furnished house with no-one to cook or clean for him.

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Last Of The Summer Wine. Image shows from L to R: Alvin Smedley (Brian Murphy), Luther 'Hobbo' Hobdyke (Russ Abbot), Entwistle (Burt Kwouk), Howard Sibshaw (Robert Fyfe), Herbert 'Truly' Truelove (Frank Thornton), Norman Clegg (Peter Sallis). Copyright: BBC.

9. Variations On A Theme Of Father's Day

First broadcast: Sunday 14th June 2009

In order that Hobbo can find out more about Nelly, his supposed mother, he has Howard eavesdrop on her when she is visiting Pearl.

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Last Of The Summer Wine. Image shows from L to R: Norman Clegg (Peter Sallis), Heptonstall (Peter Baldwin). Copyright: BBC.

10. Goodnight Sweet Ferret

First broadcast: Sunday 21st June 2009

When word goes around town that Old Heptonstall is looking for volunteers, Hobbo and his army of volunteers, namely Alvin and Entwistle, go and visit him without a second thought.

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