The Rough With The Smooth

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 1971 - 1975
  • 7 episodes (1 series)

The misadventures of two bachelor flat mates working on a terrible radio serial. One's an east Londoner, the other an old Etonian. Stars Tim Brooke-Taylor, John Junkin and Richard Hurndall.

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Series 1, Episode 5 - The Present

When an unexpected present arrives at the flat, Harry and Richard are excited but they have a problem - they don't know who the present is from or, indeed, who it is for?!


This episode was originally scheduled to broadcast on 30th July, as Episode 3.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 13th August 1975
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Tim Brooke-Taylor Richard Woodville
John Junkin Harold King
Richard Hurndall Melvyn Thackaray
Guest cast
Michael Knowles 'Vicar'
Allan Cuthbertson Salesman
Elaine Delmar Marie
Karin MacCarthy Anita
Christina Paul Sammy
Cleo Sylvestre Rosalie
Loftus Burton Danny
Peta Mason Susan
Keith Ashley Actor
James Fuller Actor
Writing team
John Junkin Writer
Tim Brooke-Taylor Writer
Production team
Jim Franklin Director
Harold Snoad Producer
Denis King Composer
Roger Murray-Leach Production Designer

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