The Old Contemptible

BBC One sitcom. 1 pilot in 1970. Stars Billy Russell, Arthur English, Gretchen Franklin and Tamara Ustinov.

The Old Contemptible

Keith Waterhouse sitcom pilot about a First World War survivor attempting to instil a sense of old-fashioned values to modern world

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1970
Channel
BBC One
Episodes
1 Pilot
Starring
Billy Russell, Arthur English, Gretchen Franklin and Tamara Ustinov
Writer
Keith Waterhouse
Director
Vere Lorrimer
Producer
Dennis Main Wilson

Production Details

Part of

Comedy Playhouse

Production company

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Wednesday 15th July 1970 on BBC One at 7:30pm
Episode length
30 minutes