Never Say Die. Image shows from L to R: Mr Hebden (Reginald Marsh), Mr Finucane (Noel Purcell), Albert (Wilfrid Brambell). Copyright: Yorkshire Television
Never Say Die

Never Say Die (1970)

  • TV sitcom
  • ITV1
  • 1970
  • 6 episodes (1 series)

The Emmott Robinson Ward of the Victoria Memorial Hospital is filled with an assortment of odd characters and the staff to match. Stars Reginald Marsh, Patrick Newell, Noel Purcell, Wilfrid Brambell, Larry Noble and more.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 4 - The Criminal

When a new patient arrives on the ward he is accompanied by a policeman. The other patients are surprised but not disturbed until they hear the unfolding story of his past ...

Broadcast details

Tuesday 25th August 1970
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Reginald Marsh Mr Hebden
Patrick Newell Mr Oliphant
Noel Purcell Mr Finucane
Wilfrid Brambell Albert
Larry Noble Mr Bridge
Ken Parry Sister Ringstead
Hugh Walters Poniatowski
Mary Healey Nurse Whitethroat
Teddy Green Corker
Guest cast
Howell Evans Probert
Roger Brierley Constable
Writing team
Peter Tinniswood Writer
Production team
Derrick Goodwin Director
John Duncan Executive Producer
Ian McCrow Production Designer

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