The Dustbinmen. Copyright: ITV.

The Dustbinmen

ITV sitcom about bin men. 21 episodes (pilot + 3 series), 1968 - 1970. Stars Bryan Pringle, Trevor Bannister, John Woodvine, Brian Wilde and others.

The Dustbinmen. Copyright: Granada Television.

The Dustbinmen

A sitcom from Jack Rosenthal about a team of refuse collectors

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

Among the crew of Thunderbird Three, a Corporation dustcart, are such unlikely characters as Cheese and Egg, Heavy Breathin 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.

Production Details

Production company
Picture
Black and white / Colour
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Monday 30th September 1968 on ITV at 8:30pm
Last new broadcast
Monday 31st August 1970 on ITV at 9:30pm

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