The Dawson Watch. Les Dawson. Copyright: BBC
The Dawson Watch

The Dawson Watch

  • TV stand-up / sketch show
  • BBC One
  • 1979 - 1980
  • 19 episodes (3 series)

Topical sketch and stand-up series starring Les Dawson. Also features Roy Barraclough, Gordon Peters, Daphne Oxenford, Debbi Blythe and Vicki Michelle

The Dawson Watch. Image shows from L to R: Cissie (Roy Barraclough), Les Dawson. Copyright: BBC

Key details

Genres
Stand-Up, Sketch Show
Broadcast
1979 - 1980
Channels
BBC One
Episodes
19 (3 series)
Stars
Les Dawson, Roy Barraclough, Gordon Peters, Daphne Oxenford, Debbi Blythe and Vicki Michelle
Writers
Les Dawson, Andy Hamilton, Terry Ravenscroft and Ian Davidson
Director
Peter Whitmore
Producer
Peter Whitmore
Companies

Troubled by modern life? Perplexed by the world in which we now live? Fret not, for Les Dawson is here to help!

Aided by a selection of assistants, Les guides and advises viewers through all manner of issues and topics facing the modern Brit, from leisure and education to family, love and marriage, crime and housing.

Additional details

Production
Studio
Camera set-up
Multi-camera
Picture
Colour

Website links

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 23rd February 1979 at 8:30pm on BBC One

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