The Big Noise. Bob Mason (Bob Monkhouse). Copyright: BBC.

The Big Noise

BBC One sitcom. 6 episodes (1 series) in 1964. Stars Bob Monkhouse and Norman Rossington.

Series 1, Episode 5

For once in his life, agent Willie Lyman has got himself an act that has had a number one hit. Unfortunately, he can't go very far without getting travel sick. Bob suggests that a few lookalikes might work the trick for TV appearances...


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Broadcast details

Friday 16th October 1964
25 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Bob Monkhouse Bob Mason
Norman Rossington Kim Hunter
Guest cast
Warren Mitchell Willie Lyman
Roy Hudd Shag McGraw
James Hamilton Double No.1
Stewart Rowe Double No.2
Peter Rocca Double No.3
Robert Flynn Double No.4
Writing team
Frank Muir Writer
Denis Norden Writer
Production team
Joe McGrath Producer

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