Pardon My Genie. The Genie (Hugh Paddick). Copyright: Thames Television
Pardon My Genie

Pardon My Genie

  • TV sitcom
  • ITV
  • 1972 - 1973
  • 26 episodes (2 series)

Sitcom about a hardware shop worker who inadvertently summons up a genie. Stars Hugh Paddick, Arthur White, Ellis Jones and Roy Barraclough.

Pardon My Genie. Image shows from L to R: The Genie (Hugh Paddick), Hal (Ellis Jones). Copyright: Thames Television

Key details

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1972 - 1973
Channels
ITV
Episodes
26 (2 series)
Stars
Hugh Paddick, Arthur White, Ellis Jones and Roy Barraclough
Writer
Bob Block
Directors
Daphne Shadwell, Robert Reed and Vic Hughes
Producer
Daphne Shadwell
Companies

A hardware shop assistant polishes up an old oil-lamp and inadvertently summons up a genie. Consequent weird and wonderful events cause the shop owner, unaware of the genie's existence, to think he's going mad.

Additional details

Production
Studio
Picture
Colour

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Monday 10th April 1972 at 5:20pm on ITV

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