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.

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Series 30, Episode 8 - In Which Romance Springs A Leak

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: Luther 'Hobbo' Hobdyke (Russ Abbot), Toby Mulberry Smith (Trevor Bannister), Entwistle (Burt Kwouk), Alvin Smedley (Brian Murphy). Copyright: BBC.

Fortunately, Hobbo is on hand to skilfully guide him on the route back to marital bliss. But, for some reason, his wife doesn't want him back, and flowers don't work. Undaunted, Hobbo reminds Toby that, in films, romance equals music.

Broadcast details

Date
Sunday 7th June 2009
Time
6:05pm
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
Robert Fyfe Howard Sibshaw
Burt Kwouk Entwistle
Juliette Kaplan Pearl Sibshaw
June Whitfield Nelly
Russ Abbot Luther 'Hobbo' Hobdyke
Christopher Beeny Herman Teasdale / Morton
Trevor Bannister Toby Mulberry Smith
Barbara Young Stella
Guest cast
Caroline Oakes Peggy
Writing team
Roy Clarke Writer
Production team
Alan J. W. Bell Director
Alan J. W. Bell Producer
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