Sykes. Image shows from L to R: Corky (Deryck Guyler), Eric (Eric Sykes), Hattie (Hattie Jacques). Copyright: BBC.

Sykes

BBC One sitcom about middle-aged twins. 68 episodes (7 series), 1972 - 1979. Stars Eric Sykes, Hattie Jacques, Deryck Guyler and Richard Wattis.

Sykes. Eric (Eric Sykes). Copyright: BBC.

Sykes

Sitcom about identical twins Eric and Hattie Sykes, who live together in suburban London

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1972 - 1979
Channel
BBC One
Episodes
68   (7 series)
Starring
Eric Sykes, Hattie Jacques, Deryck Guyler and Richard Wattis
Writer
Eric Sykes

Eric Sykes and Hattie Jacques play identical twins living together at 28 Sebastopol Terrace, East Acton.

Mostly due to Eric's rather obstinate, almost child-like behaviour, they find themselves involved in all manner of bizarre and unfortunate situations, often involving their snobbish neighbour Mr Brown and local constable Corky.

Production Details

Production company
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 14th September 1972 on BBC One at 8pm
Last new broadcast
Friday 16th November 1979 on BBC One at 7:30pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes
Last repeat
Monday 30th June 2014 at 6:30am on Gold

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