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The Galton & Simpson Comedy

The Galton & Simpson Comedy

  • TV sitcom
  • ITV
  • 1969
  • 6 episodes (1 series)

Series of one-off comedy plays written by Ray Galton & Alan Simpson, with A-list casts. Also features Leslie Phillips, Jennie Linden, Jan Holden, Bob Monkhouse, Patricia Hayes and more.

Key details

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1969
Channels
ITV
Episodes
6 (1 series)
Stars
Leslie Phillips, Jennie Linden, Jan Holden, Bob Monkhouse, Patricia Hayes, Harry H. Corbett, Rosemary Leach, Jimmy Edwards and more
Writers
Ray Galton and Alan Simpson
Director
David Askey
Producer
David Askey
Companies

In these six comedy plays, writers Galton & Simpson - Hancock's Half Hour, Steptoe And Son - illustrate their immense comedy skill.

Featuring the likes of Leslie Phillips, David Jason, Bob Monkhouse, Patricia Hayes and many other A-listers of late 1960s comic acting, each story takes a very different look at an aspect, characters and settings in contemporary British life.

Additional details

Also known as
  • An Extra Bunch Of Daffodils
  • Pity Poor Edie Married To Him
  • Don't Dilly Dally On The Way
  • Never Talk To Strangers
  • Friends In High Places
  • The Suit
  • The Galton & Simpson Comedy: An Extra Bunch Of Daffodils
  • The Galton & Simpson Comedy: Pity Poor Edie Married To Him
  • The Galton & Simpson Comedy: Don't Dilly Dally On The Way
  • The Galton & Simpson Comedy: Never Talk To Strangers
  • The Galton & Simpson Comedy: Friends In High Places
  • The Galton & Simpson Comedy: The Suit
Production
Studio
Camera set-up
Multi-camera
Picture
Black and white

Website links

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 18th April 1969 at 8:30pm on ITV

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