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 30, Episode 9 - Variations On A Theme Of Father's Day

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

Further details

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

Soon realising what Howard is up to, the women plant a completely false story about Hobbo's father being a hippy. Hobbo loses no time in making himself look exactly like the description of his father, complete with earrings and beads. Unfortunately, by the time the women see the fruits of their imagination, Hobbo is being arrested.

Notes

Due to a technical fault at the BBC, at the time of its original broadcast this episode's picture was interrupted 4 minutes in, with the closing credits playing (whilst the soundtrack stayed correct). An apology was issued at the end of the episode proper.

Broadcast details

Date
Sunday 14th June 2009
Time
6:05pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 6th July 2011 10:40am Gold
Monday 31st October 2011 12:15pm Gold
Monday 31st October 2011 6:40pm Gold
Friday 11th May 2012 12:20pm Gold
Friday 11th May 2012 6:20pm Gold
Tuesday 28th August 2012 10:20am Gold
Tuesday 28th August 2012 5:00pm Gold
Wednesday 10th October 2012 3:20pm Yesterday
Wednesday 10th October 2012 7:20pm Yesterday
Thursday 27th December 2012 12:55pm Yesterday
Wednesday 19th June 2013 7:50am Gold
Wednesday 23rd October 2013 5:00pm Gold
Thursday 24th October 2013 11:00am Gold
Thursday 27th March 2014 3:20pm Drama
Thursday 27th March 2014 8:20pm Drama
Tuesday 6th May 2014 11:00am Gold
Tuesday 6th May 2014 5:40pm Gold
Monday 25th August 2014 8:30am Gold
Saturday 18th October 2014 10:20pm Yesterday
Sunday 19th October 2014 8:20pm Yesterday
Wednesday 4th March 2015 7:20pm Drama
Friday 8th May 2015 2:00pm Gold
Saturday 20th June 2015 10:20pm Yesterday
Saturday 5th September 2015 10:40am Gold
Sunday 18th October 2015 7:30am Gold
Sunday 18th October 2015 3:50pm Gold
Wednesday 11th November 2015 9:40am Gold
Thursday 31st December 2015 7:00am Gold
Tuesday 19th January 2016 1:00pm Drama
Tuesday 19th January 2016 6:40pm Drama
Sunday 24th January 2016 2:15pm Gold
Monday 15th February 2016 10:00am Gold
Wednesday 4th May 2016 1:00pm Drama
Wednesday 4th May 2016 6:40pm Drama
Tuesday 21st June 2016 11:00am Gold
Sunday 26th June 2016 2:20pm Gold
Thursday 16th February 2017 3:15pm Gold
Friday 17th February 2017 10:40am Gold
Tuesday 6th June 2017 1:00pm Drama
Tuesday 6th June 2017 6:40pm Drama
Friday 23rd June 2017 4:40pm Gold
Saturday 24th June 2017 11:00am Gold
Monday 31st July 2017 9:40am Gold
Monday 31st July 2017 3:40pm Gold
Monday 26th March 2018 9:55am Gold
Monday 26th March 2018 4:35pm Gold
Friday 13th April 2018 10:00am Gold
Friday 13th April 2018 3:40pm Gold
Friday 11th May 2018 1:00pm Drama
Friday 11th May 2018 7:20pm Drama
Tuesday 12th February 2019 7:20pm Drama
Monday 15th April 2019 10:40am Gold
Monday 15th April 2019 4:40pm Gold
Friday 27th September 2019 10:30am Gold
Friday 27th September 2019 3:35pm Gold
Thursday 5th March 2020 11:20am Gold
Thursday 5th March 2020 5:20pm Gold
Friday 20th March 2020 7:20pm Drama
Wednesday 8th July 2020 11:40am Gold
Wednesday 8th July 2020 5:00pm Gold
Tuesday 19th January 2021 6:40pm Drama
Thursday 21st January 2021 10:20am Gold
Thursday 21st January 2021 4:20pm Gold
Friday 6th August 2021 10:00am Gold
Friday 6th August 2021 4:40pm Gold
Monday 11th October 2021 7:20pm Drama
Thursday 17th March 2022 10:20am Gold
Thursday 17th March 2022 5:00pm Gold
Monday 6th June 2022 7:20pm Drama
Monday 26th September 2022 10:10am Gold
Monday 26th September 2022 2:40pm Gold
Tuesday 23rd May 2023 11:00am Gold
Tuesday 23rd May 2023 3:40pm Gold
Friday 21st July 2023 7:20pm Drama
Monday 27th November 2023 11:00am Gold
Monday 27th November 2023 4:30pm Gold
Monday 12th February 2024 7:20pm Drama

Cast & crew

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
Guest cast
Charis Bachellor Neighbour
Danyon Hawcroft Boy
Writing team
Roy Clarke Writer
Production team
Alan J. W. Bell Director
Alan J. W. Bell Producer
Andrew Wilde Editor
Steve Wright Production Designer
Pat O'Shea Director of Photography
Emily Curtis (as Emily Newbold) Costume Designer
Lesley Faulkner Make-up Designer
Ronnie Hazlehurst Composer
Simone Dawson 1st Assistant Director

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