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

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 2 - Transport

Les turns his attention to transport. Whether it's delayed aeroplanes, conning car repairmen or trouble from British Rail, he's on the side of the public against 'them'.

Broadcast details

Friday 2nd March 1979
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Les Dawson Host / Presenter
Roy Barraclough Cissie
Debbi Blythe Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
David Rowlands Ensemble Actor
David Lodge Ensemble Actor
Andrew Sachs Ensemble Actor
Sam Kelly Ensemble Actor
Derek Seaton Ensemble Actor
Johnny Wade Ensemble Actor
Johnny Ball Ensemble Actor
Roger Avon Ensemble Actor
Mimi De Braie Ensemble Actor
Michael Chesden Ensemble Actor
Paddy Joyce Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Les Dawson Writer
Andy Hamilton Writer
Terry Ravenscroft Writer
Ian Davidson Writer (Additional Material)
Eric Geen (as Eric Green) Writer
Peter Robinson Writer
Production team
Peter Whitmore Director
Peter Whitmore Producer
Glenn Hyde Editor
Ken Ledsham Production Designer
Doreen James Costume Designer
Peter Winn Lighting Designer
Geoff Powell Production Designer

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