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 4 - Postman's Knock

Agony Aunt Clare Butterfield receives a letter from Worried of Ward 3, but her reply only confuses things...

Broadcast details

Wednesday 23rd September 1981
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 9th October 2012 5:25pm ITV3
Wednesday 10th October 2012 10:00am ITV3
Tuesday 19th March 2013 4:15pm ITV3
Monday 12th August 2013 4:20pm ITV3
Wednesday 14th May 2014 4:15pm ITV3
Thursday 15th May 2014 6:10am ITV3
Wednesday 21st August 2019 6:00am ITV4
Tuesday 27th August 2019 6:00am ITV4
Wednesday 16th October 2019 6:00am ITV4
Sunday 5th April 2020 7:10am ITV4
Tuesday 7th April 2020 2:30am ITV4
Monday 27th July 2020 6:00am ITV4
Sunday 2nd August 2020 6:15am ITV4
Saturday 28th November 2020 2:15am ITV4
Monday 30th November 2020 6:00am ITV4
Thursday 22nd April 2021 6:00am ITV4

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