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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 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

Date
Wednesday 9th November 1977
Time
9:25pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

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
Janet Budden Production Designer
Ronnie Hazlehurst Composer

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