The Last Song. Leo Bannister (Geoffrey Palmer). Copyright: BBC
The Last Song

The Last Song

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Two
  • 1981 - 1983
  • 13 episodes (2 series)

Separated Leo Bannister is happily awaiting his divorce and a quieter life. The last thing he wants is a new relationship with a woman half his age, but that's exactly what he gets. Stars Geoffrey Palmer, Caroline Blakiston, Henrietta Baynes, Gay Wilde, Nina Thomas and more.

The Last Song. Image shows from L to R: Alice Bannister (Caroline Blakiston), Leo Bannister (Geoffrey Palmer). Copyright: BBC

Key details

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1981 - 1983
Channels
BBC Two
Episodes
13 (2 series)
Stars
Geoffrey Palmer, Caroline Blakiston, Henrietta Baynes, Gay Wilde, Nina Thomas, Barbara Flynn, Marjie Lawrence, Roger Kemp and Michael Deeks
Writer
Carla Lane
Director
Sydney Lotterby
Producer
Sydney Lotterby
Companies

In the first series Leo Bannister (Geoffrey Palmer), having seperated from his wife, is pursued by a younger woman. In the second series the younger woman is out of his life, and he tries instead to re-build a relationship with his ex-wife.

Additional details

Production
Studio
Camera set-up
Multi-camera
Picture
Colour

Website links

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Tuesday 3rd November 1981 at 9pm on BBC Two

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