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 3 - Double, Double, Toil And Trouble

An eagerly anticipated trip to the West Indies is under threat when an efficiency expert looks into the running of the university - and Dr Cunningham in particular!

Broadcast details

Friday 8th May 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
Kubi Chaza (as Kuby Chaza) West Indian beauty
Claire Nielson Dr Joan Simpson
Blake Butler Mr Fawley
Douglas Emery Gardener
Writing team
Colin Mares Writer
Tim Brooke-Taylor Writer
Production team
Graeme Muir Producer

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