British Comedy Guide

The Likely Lads. Image shows from L to R: Terry Collier (James Bolam), Bob Ferris (Rodney Bewes).

The Likely Lads

BBC Two sitcom focusing on two lads. 21 episodes (3 series), 1964 - 1966. Stars James Bolam, Rodney Bewes, Bartlett Mullins, Donald McKillop and others.

The Likely Lads. Image shows from L to R: Terry Collier (James Bolam), Bob Ferris (Rodney Bewes). Copyright: BBC.

The Likely Lads

Bob and Terry are two lads from the North East with contrasting desires and ambitions - except when it comes to chatting up girls

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1964 - 1966
Channel
BBC Two
Episodes
21   (3 series)
Starring
James Bolam, Rodney Bewes, Bartlett Mullins, Donald McKillop, Sheila Fearn and Olive Millbourne
Writers
Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais
Producer
Dick Clement

Two deeply contrasting teenagers learn to cope with working life in the North-East. Bob is ambitious, a social climber and willing to work to attain his aspirations - Terry, on the other hand, is out for a good time and wants nothing more than beer, lasses and football.

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