British Comedy Guide

The Channel Swimmer. Clive, the swimmer (Michael Brennan). Copyright: BBC.

The Channel Swimmer

BBC One sitcom. 1 pilot in 1962. Stars Warren Mitchell, Sydney Tafler, Frank Thornton, Michael Brennan, Bob Todd and Joe Gibbons.

The Channel Swimmer

Clive is about to swim the Channel but is unaware that his manager is planning to make money out of him

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1962
Channel
BBC One
Episodes
1 Pilot
Starring
Warren Mitchell, Sydney Tafler, Frank Thornton, Michael Brennan, Bob Todd and Joe Gibbons
Writers
Ray Galton and Alan Simpson
Director
G. B. Lupino
Producer
G. B. Lupino

Swimming the English Channel has become common place and people do it for a variety of reasons. For some it is the challenge, others because it is just there but for this particular swimmer it is money - at least when his manager tells him about it!

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