Photograph courtesy of Revelation Films. Larger Workman (Eric Sykes). Copyright: Thames Television.

The Plank

ITV film about workmen and a plank of wood. 1 episode in 1979. Stars Eric Sykes, Arthur Lowe, Lionel Blair, Henry Cooper and others.

Photograph courtesy of Revelation Films. Image shows from L to R: Larger Workman (Eric Sykes), Amorous van driver's mate (Charles Hawtrey), Girl not crossing road (Liza Goddard), Amorous van driver (Harry H. Corbett), Unknown, Old man (Wilfred Hyde White), Hitch-hiker (Joanna Lumley), Smaller Workman (Arthur Lowe). Copyright: Thames Television.

The Plank

TV remake of the dialogue-free slapstick comedy, written, directed by and starring Eric Sykes, alongside Arthur Lowe

Genre
Film
Broadcast
1979
Channel
ITV
Episodes
1
Starring
Eric Sykes, Arthur Lowe, Lionel Blair, Henry Cooper, Harry H. Corbett, Bernard Cribbins, Robert Dorning, Diana Dors and others
Writer
Eric Sykes
Director
Eric Sykes
Producer
Dennis Kirkland

Finding that a pair of children have purloined their last floorboard to use as a see-saw, a pair of builders head out to purchase a replacement plank.

They then have the trouble of getting it back to site through busy streets.

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