The Sky Larks

BBC One sitcom. 16 episodes (1 series) in 1958. Stars Anton Rodgers, A.E. Matthews, Robert Chetwyn, Roland Curram, John Southworth, William Mervyn and Frank Shelley.

The Sky Larks

The adventures of a helicopter crew based on the fictional aircraft carrier, HMS Aerial (the real-life HMS Ark Royal)

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1958
Channel
BBC One
Episodes
16   (1 series)
Creator
John Warrington
Starring
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

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.

Production Details

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

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 11th July 1958 on BBC One at 7pm
Last new broadcast
Friday 3rd October 1958 on BBC One at 7pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes
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