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 31, Episode 1 - Behind Every Bush There Is Not Necessarily A Howard

Hobbo enlists the services of his 'team' to help Toby win back the affections of his ex-wife.

Further details

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

Glenda decides to make it her mission to find Morton a woman. Howard sneaks into the library to tell Marina there's a problem with their bike ride that afternoon - Pearl is going out too. Meanwhile, PCs Cooper and Walsh try out a new in-car fryer.


A Countryfile special follows this episode at 8pm on BBC1. For thirty-seven years, Holmfirth has provided the backdrop to BBC favourite Last of the Summer Wine. Now, with the show in its final series, Adam Henson and Ellie Harrison look at the influence the sitcom has had on the town, and speak to some of comedy's stars.

Broadcast details

Sunday 25th July 2010
30 minutes


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