The Dawson Watch. Les Dawson. Copyright: BBC.

The Dawson Watch

BBC One stand-up / sketch show starring Les Dawson. 19 episodes (3 series), 1979 - 1980. Stars Les Dawson, Roy Barraclough, Gordon Peters, Daphne Oxenford and others.

Series 1, Episode 4 - Leisure

There are many ways in which the Anglo Saxon can spend their leisure time: social events, visiting the cinema, at the pub and watching television chief amongst them.

Broadcast details

Friday 23rd March 1979
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Les Dawson Host / Presenter
Roy Barraclough Cissie
Debbi Blythe Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
April Walker Ensemble Actor
Brian Jameson Ensemble Actor
John Junkin Ensemble Actor
Patrick Newell Ensemble Actor
Robert East Ensemble Actor
Ralph Watson Ensemble Actor
Tony Millan (as Anthony Millan) Ensemble Actor
Heather Bell Ensemble Actor
Josephine Gordon Ensemble Actor
Vilma Hollingbery Ensemble Actor
Paul Luty Ensemble Actor
Larry Martyn Ensemble Actor
Peta Bernard Ensemble Actor
Carolyn Simmonds Ensemble Actor
Martin Carroll Ensemble Actor
Norman Hartley Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Les Dawson Writer
Andy Hamilton Writer
Terry Ravenscroft Writer
Ian Davidson Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Peter Whitmore Director
Peter Whitmore Producer
Glenn Hyde Editor
Ken Ledsham Production Designer
Geoff Powell Production Designer

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