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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All Star Comedy Carnival

All Star Comedy Carnival

An annual television event for five years from 1969, All Star Comedy Carnival was ITV's annual 'Christmas bonus' - presenting viewers with brand-new sketches from the network's most popular sitcoms of any given year. A highlight of the festive viewing period, only two editions still exist: those for 1972 and...

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Nearest And Dearest - The Complete Fourth Series

Nearest And Dearest - The Complete Fourth Series

Comedy greats Jimmy Jewel and Hilda Baker star as Eli Pledge and his sister Nellie, in the classic sitcom Nearest And Dearest.

Eli - an aging lothario - and Nellie - virtuous to the last, but in possession of a wonderfully flexible grip on the English language - inherit clapped...

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