The Wackers. Copyright: Thames Television.

The Wackers

ITV sitcom. 6 episodes (1 series) in 1975. Stars Ken Jones, Sheila Fay, David Casey, Alison Steadman, Keith Chegwin, Joe Gladwin, Pearl Hackney and Bill Dean.

The Wackers. Copyright: Thames Television.

The Wackers

Sitcom about a Liverpudlian family, the Clarksons

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1975
Channel
ITV
Episodes
6   (1 series)
Starring
Ken Jones, Sheila Fay, David Casey, Alison Steadman, Keith Chegwin, Joe Gladwin, Pearl Hackney and Bill Dean
Writer
Vince Powell
Director
Anthony Parker
Producer
Anthony Parker

Mary Clarkson is awaiting the return of her husband, Bill, after two years inside. She had told her three children, Tony, Bernadette and Raymond, that he had gone away to sea to save their feelings. They are a family divided by religion - half Catholic, half Protestant, and by football - half Everton, half Liverpool.

Production Details

Production company
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Wednesday 19th March 1975 on ITV at 9:30pm
Last new broadcast
Wednesday 23rd April 1975 on ITV at 9:30pm
Length of episodes
25 minutes

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