The Vital Spark. Image shows from L to R: Para Handy (Roddy McMillan), Dan McPhail (John Grieve), Dougie (Walter Carr), Sunny Jim (Alex McAvoy). Copyright: BBC
The Vital Spark

The Vital Spark

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 1965 - 1974
  • 21 episodes (3 series)

Captain Para Handy steers his famous puffer, the Vital Spark, up and down the Clyde, together with his motley crew. Stars Roddy McMillan, John Grieve, Walter Carr and Alex McAvoy.

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