Sykes And A.... Image shows from L to R: Eric (Eric Sykes), Hat (Hattie Jacques). Copyright: BBC
Sykes And A...

Sykes And A...

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 1960 - 1965
  • 59 episodes (9 series)

Eric Sykes and Hattie Jacques play twins living together at 24 Sebeastapol Terrace. Also features Richard Wattis.

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Series 7, Episode 1 - A Box

The Sykes twins win a box at the theatre for the gala Royal performance of a new production of Hamlet. It presents a perfect opportunity as Eric's just started working for a local newspaper, and they need someone to review the production's wardrobe design.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 25th February 1964
25 minutes

Cast & crew

Eric Sykes Eric
Hattie Jacques Hat
Guest cast
Ronald Adam Editor
Donald Pickering Hamlet Actor
Erik Chitty Ghost Actor
Michael Godfrey Horatio Actor
John Brooking Senior Theatre Manager
Alec Bregonzi Junior Theatre Manager
Maeve Leslie Usherette
Richard Morton Equerry
Writing team
Eric Sykes Writer
Production team
Sydney Lotterby Director
Sydney Lotterby Producer
George Djurkovic Production Designer
Gordon Franks Composer

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