British Comedy Guide

Spanner's Eleven. Image shows from L to R: Albert Spanner (Ronnie Barker), Councillor Mortimer Todd (Bill Maynard). Copyright: BBC.

Spanner's Eleven


This was one of two pilots that Roy Clarke wrote for the Seven Of One strand, the other being Open All Hours.

Spanner's Eleven features an early on-screen appearance for Christopher Biggins, who later appeared alongside Barker in Porridge.

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