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

The Galton & Simpson Comedy

ITV sitcom anthology from Galton & Simpson. 6 episodes (1 series) in 1969. Stars Leslie Phillips, Jennie Linden, Jan Holden, Bob Monkhouse and others.

The Galton & Simpson Comedy

The Galton & Simpson Comedy

Leslie Phillips, Bob Monkhouse, Patricia Hayes, Harry H. Corbett, David Jason, Jimmy Edwards and Richard O'Sullivan are just a few of the legendary performers starring in this collection of humorous plays penned by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson, the legendary writing team whose timeless credits include both Hancock's Half Hour and Steptoe And Son.

Following the same format that had proved so effective with their earlier run of plays for Comedy Playhouse, this series consists of six shows.

The Suit
Starring Leslie Phillips and Bill Oddie, a forerunner to Casanova '73
A married man falls victim to a rather embarrassing burglary.

Friends In High Places
Starring Bob Monkhouse and Patricia Hayes
A 55-year-old wishes to be young again and his wish is granted!

Never Talk To Strangers
Starring Harry H. Corbett and Rosemary Leach
Two lonely people have a chance to find happiness together.

Don't Dilly Dally On The Way
Staring Jimmy Edwards and David Jason
After 23 years in the same bungalow, a couple prepares to move house.

Pity Poor Edie... Married To Him
Starring Milo O'Shea and Gwendolyn Watts
What happens to a marriage when the breadwinner finds she is expecting?

An Extra Bunch Of Daffodils
Starring Stratford Johns and Patsy Rowlands
A man who has buried five heavily insured wives begins a search for his sixth...

First released: Monday 6th February 2017

  • Distributor: Network
  • Region: 2
  • Discs: 1
  • Minutes: 151
  • Catalogue: 7954403

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