The Fossett Saga. James Fossett (Jimmy Edwards). Copyright: London Weekend Television.

The Fossett Saga

ITV sitcom about a writer. 7 episodes (1 series) in 1969. Stars Jimmy Edwards and Sam Kydd.

The Fossett Saga

Jimmy Edwards stars as a writer of penny dreadfuls in the late Victorian era

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1969
Channel
ITV
Episodes
7   (1 series)
Starring
Jimmy Edwards and Sam Kydd
Writer
Dave Freeman
Director
David Askey
Producer
David Askey

James Fossett, a writer of penny dreadfuls, believes his plans to better himself to be works of sheer genius. His man-servant, Herbert Quince chronicles his hair-brained plots in the latter part of the Victorian era.

Production Details

Production company
Picture
Black and white

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 10th January 1969 on ITV at 8:30pm
Last new broadcast
Friday 21st February 1969 on ITV at 8:30pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes

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