The Best Of Enemies. Image shows from L to R: Wilkins (Deryck Guyler), Geoffrey Broom MP (Tim Barrett), Willie Gordon MP (Robert Coote). Copyright: Thames Television.

The Best Of Enemies

ITV sitcom about two mismatched MPs. 5 episodes (1 series), 1968 - 1969. Stars Robert Coote, Tim Barrett and Deryck Guyler.

The Best Of Enemies

Two MPs of opposing parties are obliged to share an office at the House of Commons

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1968 - 1969
Channel
ITV
Episodes
5   (1 series)
Starring
Robert Coote, Tim Barrett and Deryck Guyler
Writers
Vince Powell and Harry Driver

A political sitcom about two rival MPs forced to share an office inside the House of Commons. Geoffrey Broom (newly elected Yorkshire Labour MP for Burnstone) and William Sylvester-Gordon (an old Surrey based Conservative) have nothing in common.

Production Details

Production company
Picture
Black and white
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Tuesday 6th August 1968 on ITV at 8:45pm
Last new broadcast
Wednesday 16th July 1969 on ITV at 10:30pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes

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