The Dustbinmen. Image shows from L to R: Eric (Tim Wylton), Heavy Breathing (Trevor Bannister), Cheese and Egg (Bryan Pringle), Winston Platt (Graham Haberfield). Copyright: Granada Television

Key details

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1968 - 1970
Channels
ITV
Episodes
21 (3 series), plus 1 short special
Stars
Bryan Pringle, Trevor Bannister, Graham Haberfield, Tim Wylton, John Woodvine, Brian Wilde and John Barrett
Writer
Jack Rosenthal
Director
Les Chatfield
Producers
Jack Rosenthal and Dick Everitt
Companies

Among the crew of Thunderbird 3, a Corporation dustcart, are such unlikely characters as Cheese and Egg, Heavy Breathing and the football-mad Winston. Their role in life is to make things difficult for 'Bloody Delilah', their boss, and the commitment to do as little work as possible.

Additional details

Also known as
  • Playhouse: There's A Hole In Your Dustbin Delilah
Production
Studio
Camera set-up
Multi-camera
Picture
Black and white / Colour
Soundtrack
Music by Derek Hilton.

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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Monday 30th September 1968 at 8:30pm on ITV

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