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The Galton & Simpson Comedy

ITV sitcom anthology from Galton & Simpson. 6 episodes in 1969. Stars Leslie Phillips, Jennie Linden, Jan Holden, Bob Monkhouse and others.

The Galton & Simpson Comedy

Series of one-off comedy plays written by Ray Galton & Alan Simpson, with A-list casts

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1969
Channel
ITV
Episodes
6
Starring
Leslie Phillips, Jennie Linden, Jan Holden, Bob Monkhouse, Patricia Hayes, Harry H. Corbett, Rosemary Leach, Jimmy Edwards and others
Writers
Ray Galton and Alan Simpson
Director
David Askey
Producer
David Askey

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.

Production Details

Production company
Also known as
  • The Galton & Simpson Comedy: The Suit (Other official name)
  • The Galton & Simpson Comedy: Friends In High Places (Other official name)
  • The Galton & Simpson Comedy: Never Talk To Strangers (Other official name)
  • The Galton & Simpson Comedy: Don't Dilly Dally On The Way (Other official name)
  • The Galton & Simpson Comedy: Pity Poor Edie Married To Him (Other official name)
  • The Galton & Simpson Comedy: An Extra Bunch Of Daffodils (Other official name)
  • The Suit (Other official name)
  • Friends In High Places (Other official name)
  • Never Talk To Strangers (Other official name)
  • Don't Dilly Dally On The Way (Other official name)
  • Pity Poor Edie Married To Him (Other official name)
  • An Extra Bunch Of Daffodils (Other official name)
Picture
Black and white
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 18th April 1969 on ITV at 8:30pm
Last new broadcast
Friday 23rd May 1969 on ITV at 7:30pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes

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