The Culture Vultures. Image shows from L to R: Dr Michael Cunningham (Leslie Phillips), Vivienne (Sally Faulkner). Copyright: BBC.

The Culture Vultures

BBC One sitcom. 5 episodes (1 series) in 1970. Stars Leslie Phillips, Jonathan Cecil, Peter Sallis and Sally Faulkner.

The Culture Vultures

Dr Lionel Cunningham enjoys an easy life at the University of Hampshire with the occasional problems at work getting in the way of his entertainment

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1970
Channel
BBC One
Episodes
5   (1 series)
Starring
Leslie Phillips, Jonathan Cecil, Peter Sallis and Sally Faulkner
Writers
Colin Mares and Tim Brooke-Taylor
Producer
Graeme Muir

Dr Michael Cunningham has a cushy job as Senior Lecturer in Anthropology at the University of Hampshire and, despite being in hot water for his casual attitude to work, he manages to charm his way out of trouble. Always on the look out for opportunities to travel, courtesy of the job, Dr Cunningham is never far from the nightlife on campus.

Production Details

Production company
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 24th April 1970 on BBC One at 7:55pm
Last new broadcast
Friday 22nd May 1970 on BBC One at 7:55pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes

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