The Last Salute. Harry Thorpe (Paul Bown). Copyright: BBC
The Last Salute

The Last Salute

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 1998 - 1999
  • 12 episodes (2 series)

Period sitcom about an AA patrolman in 1960s Hampshire. Stars Paul Bown, Jo Unwin, Philip Jackson, David Shane, Paul Young and more.

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Series 1, Episode 5 - One For The Road

The AA's new saluting guidelines create chaos.

Broadcast details

Date
Sunday 12th April 1998
Time
6pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Cast
Paul Bown Harry Thorpe
Jo Unwin Joyce Thorpe
Philip Jackson Leonard Spanwick
David Shane Roy
Paul Young Bannerman
Benjamin Pullen (as Ben Pullen) Robin
Claire Cox Catherine Heaseman
Brett Fancy Johnny Lupus
Guest cast
Christopher Benjamin Sir Gilbert
John Hug Policeman
Stephen Rose AA Man
John Jenkins AA Man
Terry Courtney AA Man
Ray Beer AA Man
Writing team
Tim Binding Writer
Simon Nye Writer
Production team
Graeme Harper Director
Mike Stephens Executive Producer
Garrie Mallen Associate Producer
Roy Demery Editor
David Hitchcock Production Designer
Tracey Gillham Casting Director
Peter Chapman Director of Photography
Christine Rawlins Costume Designer
Caroline Noble Make-up Designer
Ray Russell Composer
Gerry Zuccarello Choreographer
Fiona Black 1st Assistant Director

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