The Larkins. Image shows from L to R: Ada Larkins (Peggy Mount), Alf Larkins (David Kossoff). Copyright: Associated Television.

The Larkins

ITV sitcom about a family. 40 episodes (6 series), 1958 - 1964. Stars Peggy Mount, David Kossoff, Ronan O'Casey, Ruth Trouncer and Shaun O'Riordan.

The Larkins. Image shows from L to R: Joyce Rogers (Ruth Trouncer), Alf Larkins (David Kossoff), Eddie Larkins (Shaun O'Riordan), Ada Larkins (Peggy Mount), Jeff Rogers (Ronan O'Casey). Copyright: Associated Television.

The Larkins

Early ATV sitcom starring David Kossoff and Peggy Mount as Alf and Ada Larkins, living in disorder with their son, daughter, and her American husband

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1958 - 1964
Channel
ITV
Episodes
40   (6 series)
Starring
Peggy Mount, David Kossoff, Ronan O'Casey, Ruth Trouncer and Shaun O'Riordan
Writer
Fred Robinson
Producers
Bill Ward, Anton Kearey and Alan Tarrant

The Larkins family live in domestic disharmony at 66 Sycamore Street, somewhere in London. There's put-upon but wily husband Alf; his domineering battleaxe of a wife, Ada; their son Eddie; daughter Joyce; and her American husband, an ex-GI turned comic-book writer, Jeff.

Production Details

Production company
Picture
Black and white
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 19th September 1958 on ITV at 10:15pm
Last new broadcast
Saturday 15th August 1964 on ITV at 9:45pm

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