The Galton & Simpson Comedy. Copyright: London Weekend Television / ITV.

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 Suit

Howard Butler is the victim of an embarrassing burglary and needs to use all his ingenuity to keep his wife from finding out

Further details

The Galton & Simpson Comedy. Image shows from L to R: Penny (Jennie Linden), Howard Butler (Leslie Phillips). Copyright: London Weekend Television.

Howard Butler is in an embarrassing situation when his possessions are stolen during a burglary at his girlfriend's flat. Not only has he got no clothes to wear but he now has to try to keep the reason and circumstances of their disappearance from his wife!

Broadcast details

Friday 18th April 1969
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Leslie Phillips Howard Butler
Jennie Linden Penny
Jan Holden Wife
Guest cast
Frank Jarvis Burglar
Bill Oddie Jimmy
Writing team
Ray Galton Writer
Alan Simpson Writer
Production team
David Askey Director
David Askey Producer
John Newton Clarke (as John Clarke) Production Designer