The New Statesman. Image shows from L to R: George Vance (Windsor Davies), Enid Vance (Anna Dawson). Copyright: BBC
The New Statesman

The New Statesman (1984)

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Two
  • 1984 - 1985
  • 7 episodes (1 series)

George Vance, custodian of an agricultural museum near Aylesbury, receives news that is about to change his life. He is to become an Earl. Stars Windsor Davies, Anna Dawson, Sean Chapman, Madeline Adams, Eilian Wyn and Ivor Roberts

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Pilot

George Vance, curator of Aylesbury Museum, has always known that greatness would be thrust upon him some day. That day arrives and George sets out to change the world...

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 3rd December 1984
Time
8:30pm
Channel
BBC Two
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Cast
Eilian Wyn Owen Thomas
Ivor Roberts Phillip Thomas
Guest cast
Colin Blakely George Vance
Gwen Taylor Enid Vance
Derek Benfield Mr Walmsley
Paula Tilbrook Mrs Walmsley
Richard Davies Steffan Caradoc
Writing team
Douglas Watkinson Writer
Production team
David Askey Director
David Askey Producer
Cecilia Brereton Production Designer

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