Nearest And Dearest. Image shows from L to R: Nellie Pledge (Hylda Baker), Eli Pledge (Jimmy Jewel). Copyright: Granada Television.

Nearest And Dearest

ITV sitcom about misfit siblings. 45 episodes (7 series), 1968 - 1973. Stars Hylda Baker, Jimmy Jewel, Joe Gladwin, Madge Hindle and others.

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Nearest And Dearest

Feature film spin-off from Granada's popular television sitcom Nearest And Dearest, about siblings Nellie and Eli Pledge running a pickle factory.

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Spanner In The Works

Comedy Playhouse pilot starring Norman Rossington and Jimmy Jewel as the boss of a small engineering company and the workers' union shop-steward.

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Carry On At Your Convenience

Sid James plays Sid Plummer, a works foreman struggling to bridge the gap between an unreasonable, strike-happy shop steward and a naive manager's son.

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Odd Man Out

Neville Suttcliffe owns a Blackpool fish and chip shop. When his estranged father dies, Neville inherits half of his seaside rock factory and moves south to run it.

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Spring & Autumn

Comedy about the friendship between a septuagenarian and a teenager, giving both a new chance and lease of life.

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Not On Your Nellie

Nellie Pickersgill is a teetotaller, however she moves from Lancashire to London to help her father run a pub.

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