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 10, Episode 2 is repeated on Gold tomorrow at 10am.

Series 4, Episode 1 - Ferret Come Home

Compo's passion for Nora Batty clashes with his concern for his missing ferret, whom he suspects has taken refuge in Nora's clothes basket. Getting past the ferocious Nora presents a problem, despite the sympathetic support of his loyal friends Clegg and Foggy.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 9th November 1977
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Bill Owen William 'Compo' Simmonite
Peter Sallis Norman Clegg
Brian Wilde Walter C. 'Foggy' Dewhurst
Kathy Staff Nora Batty
Joe Gladwin Wally Batty
John Comer Sid
Writing team
Roy Clarke Writer
Production team
Sydney Lotterby Director
Sydney Lotterby Producer
Ray Millichope Editor
Matt Boney Editor
Ronnie Hazlehurst Composer
Janet Budden Production Designer

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