Only When I Laugh. Image shows from L to R: Dr. Gordon Thorpe (Richard Wilson), Roy Figgis (James Bolam), Norman Binns (Christopher Strauli), Archie Glover (Peter Bowles). Copyright: Yorkshire Television
Only When I Laugh

Only When I Laugh

  • TV sitcom
  • ITV
  • 1979 - 1982
  • 29 episodes (4 series)

Roy Figgis, Norman Binns and Archie Glover are long-term residents of the NHS. Despite this, they never fail to get themselves into trouble. Stars James Bolam, Peter Bowles, Christopher Strauli, Richard Wilson and Derrick Branche

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Series 3, Episode 2 - Adam's Rib

The new young female doctor on the ward gets a mixed reception...

Broadcast details

Wednesday 9th September 1981
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 5th October 2012 5:25pm ITV3
Monday 8th October 2012 10:00am ITV3
Friday 15th March 2013 4:15pm ITV3
Thursday 8th August 2013 4:15pm ITV3
Monday 12th May 2014 4:15pm ITV3
Tuesday 13th May 2014 6:10am ITV3
Monday 19th August 2019 6:00am ITV4
Monday 14th October 2019 6:00am ITV4
Saturday 4th April 2020 6:10am ITV4
Friday 24th July 2020 6:10am ITV4
Tuesday 24th November 2020 6:00am ITV4
Wednesday 25th November 2020 2:25am ITV4
Wednesday 21st April 2021 6:00am ITV4

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