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 5 - The New Sister

There's a major upheaval for the patients when out goes plump, balding Sister Ringstead to be replaced by the fearsome Sister Brooding - a woman, of all things!

Broadcast details

Tuesday 1st September 1970
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Reginald Marsh Mr Hebden
Patrick Newell Mr Oliphant
Noel Purcell Mr Finucane
Larry Noble Mr Bridge
Ken Parry Sister Ringstead
Hugh Walters Poniatowski
Mary Healey Nurse Whitethroat
Teddy Green Corker
Guest cast
Joan Sanderson Sister Brooding
Writing team
Peter Tinniswood Writer
Production team
Derrick Goodwin Director
John Duncan Executive Producer
Ian McCrow Production Designer

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