The Old Contemptible

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 1970
  • 1 pilot

Keith Waterhouse sitcom pilot about a First World War survivor attempting to instil a sense of old-fashioned values to modern world. Stars Billy Russell, Arthur English, Gretchen Franklin and Tamara Ustinov.

Cast & crew credits

Billy Russell Sam Oakley
Arthur English Arthur Oakley
Gretchen Franklin Lily Oakley
Tamara Ustinov Josie Oakley
Writing team
Keith Waterhouse Writer
Production team
Vere Lorrimer Director
Dennis Main Wilson Producer

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