The Strange World Of Gurney Slade. Image shows from L to R: Sid Green, Gurney Slade (Anthony Newley), Dick Hills. Copyright: Associated Television
The Strange World Of Gurney Slade

The Strange World Of Gurney Slade

  • TV sitcom
  • ITV
  • 1960
  • 6 episodes (1 series)

Surreal sitcom starring Anthony Newley as Gurney Slade, an actor who interacts with animals, posters, dustbins, and all inanimate objects inbetween.

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Series 1, Episode 1

The Strange World Of Gurney Slade. Gurney Slade (Anthony Newley). Copyright: Associated Television
Actor Gurney Slade walks out of a live television broadcast and goes wandering around the streets of London, engaging in fantasies and conversations with rocks, dustbins, and a dog.

Broadcast details

Saturday 22nd October 1960
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Anthony Newley Gurney Slade
Guest cast
Dilys Laye 'Mrs Petty'
Una Stubbs Vacuum Cleaner Girl
Bernard Spear 'Ramsbothom'
Lindsay Scott-Patton (as Lindsay Scott Paton) 'Alfie'
Norman Pitt (as Norman Pitts) Sir Geoffrey
William Kendall Actor
Vi Stevens Actor
Edna Petrie Actor
Rose Alba Actor
Keith Smith Actor
Derek Tansley Actor
John Dunbar Actor
Gaynor Jones Actor
Audrey O'Flynn Actor
Kenneth Cowan Actor
George McGrath Actor
Writing team
Sid Green Writer
Dick Hills Writer
Production team
Alan Tarrant Director
Alan Tarrant Producer
Fred Pullen Editor
Henry Graveney Production Designer
Max Harris Composer
Geoffrey Palmer Floor Manager

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