Stanley Baxter's Christmas Box. Stanley Baxter. Copyright: London Weekend Television.

Stanley Baxter's Christmas Box

ITV sketch show special. 1 episode in 1976. Stars Stanley Baxter, Miriam Margolyes and Moray Watson.

Stanley Baxter's Christmas Box. Stanley Baxter. Copyright: London Weekend Television.

Stanley Baxter's Christmas Box

Christmas 1976 special from Scottish comic Stanley Baxter

Genre
Sketch Show
Broadcast
1976
Channel
ITV
Episodes
1
Starring
Stanley Baxter, Miriam Margolyes and Moray Watson
Writers
Ken Hoare, Barry Cryer, Iain McIntyre, Neil Shand and Stanley Baxter
Director
Bruce Gowers
Producer
Humphrey Barclay

Stanley Baxter's Christmas Box explodes with a seasonal send-up plus all the trimmings. Among the gift-wrapped contents are the Cinderella characters invading the laconic Philip Marloe's office, a Kosher newscast, a tantalising glimpse of The Bruce Fosdyke Show, a Christmas appeal on behalf of the Morally Inhibited, Noel Coward's view of the whole proceedings, Jacques Cousteau's view of the British at the seaside and Colonic Pictures' 1940 musical extravaganza, Girl on the Cover.

Don't take the money, open the box!

Sketches

Phony Bell
Farewell My Cinders
BBC Film Library
BBC Nine O'Clock News
The Bruce Fosdyke Show

A Christmas Appeal
Off licence
The Last Noël - Christmas: The Coward's Way Out
Jacques Cousteau presents Some Mammals Do 'Ave 'Em

Christmas morning walk
Girl on the Cover

Production Details

Production company
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Sunday 26th December 1976 on ITV at 7:25pm
Episode length
1 hour

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