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 6, Episode 1 - In The Service Of Humanity

Getting rather wet in a life-saving attempt, Clegg and Compo are dismayed to hear that the incident has inspired Foggy to devote his life - and theirs - to first aid and rescue.

Broadcast details

Monday 4th January 1982
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 11th July 2011 10:40am Gold
Monday 28th November 2011 2:00pm Yesterday
Monday 28th November 2011 8:20pm Yesterday
Saturday 24th December 2011 6:40pm Yesterday
Tuesday 21st February 2012 7:00am Gold
Tuesday 21st February 2012 9:20am Gold
Sunday 4th March 2012 3:40pm Gold
Saturday 8th December 2012 7:20pm Yesterday
Saturday 5th January 2013 8:00pm Yesterday
Sunday 6th January 2013 6:50pm Yesterday
Sunday 13th October 2013 12:00pm Gold
Monday 14th October 2013 8:20am Gold
Monday 4th November 2013 4:00pm Gold
Tuesday 5th November 2013 10:00am Gold
Thursday 15th May 2014 11:40am Gold
Thursday 15th May 2014 5:40pm Gold
Wednesday 10th September 2014 10:00am Gold
Wednesday 10th September 2014 3:40pm Gold
Saturday 21st February 2015 2:40pm Gold
Tuesday 19th May 2015 2:40pm Gold
Thursday 3rd March 2016 10:40am Gold
Tuesday 5th July 2016 1:00pm Drama
Tuesday 5th July 2016 6:40pm Drama
Thursday 7th July 2016 9:50am Gold
Wednesday 8th March 2017 4:40pm Gold
Thursday 9th March 2017 11:20am Gold
Friday 4th August 2017 1:00pm Drama
Friday 4th August 2017 6:40pm Drama
Thursday 2nd November 2017 10:35am Gold
Thursday 2nd November 2017 4:40pm Gold
Thursday 12th July 2018 8:40am Gold
Thursday 12th July 2018 3:20pm Gold
Thursday 1st November 2018 10:00am Gold
Thursday 1st November 2018 4:00pm Gold
Friday 12th April 2019 7:20pm Drama
Thursday 9th May 2019 11:00am Gold
Thursday 9th May 2019 3:35pm Gold
Thursday 17th October 2019 11:00am Gold
Thursday 17th October 2019 3:35pm Gold
Wednesday 25th March 2020 11:40am Gold
Wednesday 25th March 2020 5:40pm Gold
Thursday 14th May 2020 6:40pm Drama
Wednesday 29th July 2020 9:55am Gold
Wednesday 29th July 2020 4:00pm Gold
Wednesday 17th February 2021 7:20pm Drama
Friday 19th February 2021 10:20am Gold
Friday 19th February 2021 5:00pm Gold
Tuesday 7th September 2021 9:40am Gold
Tuesday 7th September 2021 4:40pm Gold
Thursday 9th December 2021 7:20pm Drama
Friday 15th April 2022 11:10am Gold
Friday 15th April 2022 5:00pm Gold
Tuesday 5th July 2022 7:20pm Drama
Monday 7th November 2022 10:50am Gold
Monday 7th November 2022 3:20pm Gold
Friday 10th February 2023 7:20pm Drama
Wednesday 21st June 2023 11:40am Gold
Wednesday 21st June 2023 4:20pm Gold
Tuesday 22nd August 2023 6:40pm Drama
Thursday 25th January 2024 11:20am Gold
Thursday 25th January 2024 4:35pm Gold
Wednesday 13th March 2024 6:40pm Drama

Cast & crew

Bill Owen William 'Compo' Simmonite
Peter Sallis Norman Clegg
Brian Wilde Walter C. 'Foggy' Dewhurst
Kathy Staff Nora Batty
Jane Freeman Ivy
Joe Gladwin Wally Batty
John Comer Sid
Guest cast
Tony Good Workman
Gil Morris Lonnie
Bernie Shaw Sportsman
George Panther Actor
Writing team
Roy Clarke Writer
Production team
Alan J. W. Bell Director
Alan J. W. Bell Producer
Glenn Hyde Editor
Alan Goddard Editor
Valerie Warrender Production Designer
George W. Ward (as George Ward) Costume Designer
John Green Lighting Designer
Ronnie Hazlehurst Composer

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