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.

Series 1, Episode 1

An indiscreet interview on TV lands Dr Cunningham in hot water with the Vice-Chancellor. But he's not the kind of man who is going to let a faux pas lose him a cushy job without a struggle!

Broadcast details

Friday 24th April 1970
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Leslie Phillips Dr Michael Cunningham
Jonathan Cecil Dr Ian Meredith
Peter Sallis Dr George Hobbes
Sally Faulkner Vivienne
Guest cast
John Glyn-Jones Vice-Chancellor
Olaf Pooley TV Interviewer
Valerie Stanton Waitress
Richard Caldicot Sir John Layton
Gilly Flower Secretary
Writing team
Colin Mares Writer
Production team
Graeme Muir Producer
Dennis Wilson Composer
Antony Thorpe Production Designer