The Telephone Call

The Telephone Call

If you are worried about the world situation pick up your telephone and do something about it? Lionel Baxter does... and regrets it

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1962
Channel
BBC One
Episodes
1 Pilot
Starring
Peter Jones, June Whitfield, Richard Caldicot, Derek Bond, Howard Lang, John Grieve, Roger Avon and Alister Smart
Writers
Ray Galton and Alan Simpson
Director
James Gilbert
Producer
James Gilbert

Things are getting bad, the whole world is in a crisis and Lionel Baxter is determined to do something about it. He can, he is told, by picking up his telephone .. but when he tries nothing much seems to be happening!

Production Details

Part of

Comedy Playhouse

Production company
Picture
Black and white

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 19th January 1962 on BBC One at 8:45pm
Episode length
30 minutes