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 6, Christmas Special is repeated on Gold today at 4pm.

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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.

Further details

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.

Howard does his best to look inconspicuous, but his rumbling stomach and an electronic fault on his transmitter may scupper his plans.

Broadcast details

Date
Sunday 3rd May 2009
Time
6:30pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Peter Sallis Norman Clegg
Frank Thornton Herbert 'Truly' Truelove
Brian Murphy Alvin Smedley
Mike Grady Barry Wilkinson
Sarah Thomas Glenda Wilkinson
Jean Fergusson Marina
Josephine Tewson Miss Davenport
Robert Fyfe Howard Sibshaw
Burt Kwouk Entwistle
Tom Owen Tom Simmonite
Juliette Kaplan Pearl Sibshaw
June Whitfield Nelly
Jane Freeman Ivy
Ken Kitson PC Cooper
Louis Emerick PC Walsh
Jean Alexander Aunty Wainwright
Russ Abbot Luther 'Hobbo' Hobdyke
Christopher Beeny Herman Teasdale / Morton
Trevor Bannister Toby Mulberry Smith
Barbara Young Stella
Writing team
Roy Clarke Writer
Production team
Alan J. W. Bell Director
Alan J. W. Bell Producer
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