The Last Salute. Image shows from L to R: Bannerman (Paul Young), Harry Thorpe (Paul Bown). Copyright: BBC.

The Last Salute

BBC One sitcom. 12 episodes (2 series), 1998 - 1999. Stars Paul Bown, Jo Unwin, Philip Jackson, David Shane, Paul Young, Benjamin Pullen, Claire Cox and Brett Fancy.

The Last Salute

Period sitcom about an AA patrolman in 1960s Hampshire

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1998 - 1999
Channel
BBC One
Episodes
12   (2 series)
Starring
Paul Bown, Jo Unwin, Philip Jackson, David Shane, Paul Young, Benjamin Pullen, Claire Cox and Brett Fancy
Writers
Tim Binding and Simon Nye
Directors
Graeme Harper and Keith Washington

It is the early 1960s, and Harry Thorpe is an AA patrolman living in a small town in Hampshire.
Although still quite enthusiastic, and ultimately dedicated to his job, he has grown somewhat disillusioned with some of the organisation's advancements in recent years, and lacks the concentration he once had. Now more accident-prone than not, he does his best - but is it enough?

Production Details

Production company

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Sunday 15th March 1998 on BBC One at 6pm
Last new broadcast
Sunday 29th August 1999 on BBC One at 4:10pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes

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