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

The Culture Vultures

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 1970
  • 5 episodes (1 series)

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. Stars Leslie Phillips, Jonathan Cecil, Peter Sallis and Sally Faulkner.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 4 - Practical Demonstrations

When offered the chore of looking after a visitng professor from the University of North Dakota, Dr Cunningham is reluctant - until he discovers that there is a free round-the-world trip investigating student unrest at stake.

Broadcast details

Friday 15th May 1970
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Leslie Phillips Dr Michael Cunningham
Jonathan Cecil Dr Ian Meredith
Peter Sallis Dr George Hobbes
Guest cast
Olwen Brookes Dora
Bernard Spear Professor Maloney
Caroline Mortimer Susan Grant
Writing team
Colin Mares Writer
Tim Brooke-Taylor Writer
Production team
Graeme Muir Producer
Dennis Wilson Composer
Geraldine Scott Production Designer

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