The Sky Larks

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 1958
  • 16 episodes (1 series)

The adventures of a helicopter crew based on the fictional aircraft carrier, HMS Aerial (the real-life HMS Ark Royal). Stars Anton Rodgers, A.E. Matthews, Robert Chetwyn, Roland Curram, John Southworth and more.

Key details

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1958
Channels
BBC One
Episodes
16 (1 series)
Creator
John Warrington
Stars
Anton Rodgers, A.E. Matthews, Robert Chetwyn, Roland Curram, John Southworth, William Mervyn and Frank Shelley
Writers
Trevor Peacock and Gavin Blakeney
Producer
John Warrington
Companies

The (mis)adventures of a Royal Naval helicopter crew on board aircraft carrier, HMS Aerial. Their actions cause consternation amongst the officers of their various host ships while on duty in the Mediterranean.

Additional details

Tagline
The Adventures and Misadventures of a Naval Helicopter Crew
Production
Studio
Picture
Black and white

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 11th July 1958 at 7pm on BBC One

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