The Upchat Line. Mike Upchat (John Alderton). Copyright: Thames Television
The Upchat Line

The Upchat Line

  • TV sitcom
  • ITV
  • 1977
  • 7 episodes (1 series)

Mike Upchat, a writer who lives out of a locker on Marylebone station, has the rare ability to become any character that best fits the situation. Stars John Alderton.

The Upchat Line. Copyright: Thames Television

Key details

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1977
Channels
ITV
Episodes
7 (1 series)
Star
John Alderton
Writer
Keith Waterhouse
Director
Robert Reed
Producer
Robert Reed
Companies

Writer Mike Upchat might be famous if he ever finished a novel. Instead, living from a locker at Marylebone station, he uses his natural charm, wit, and genuine love of ladies to seduce his way through London. Mike's not so much a lecherous lothario as a bit of a loner, but he's always got the gift of the gab on his side...

Additional details

Production
Studio
Picture
Colour
Soundtrack
Music composed by Mike Batt.

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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Monday 26th September 1977 at 8pm on ITV

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