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The World Of Beachcomber

  • TV sketch show
  • BBC Two
  • 1968 - 1969
  • 19 episodes (2 series)

Surreal comedy series starring Spike Milligan, adapted from the Beachcomber column of the Daily Express. Also features Frank Thornton, Leon Thau, Julian Orchard, George Benson, Clive Dunn and more.

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Key details

Genre
Sketch Show
Broadcast
1968 - 1969
Channel
BBC Two
Episodes
19 (2 series)
Stars
Spike Milligan, Frank Thornton, Leon Thau, Julian Orchard, George Benson, Clive Dunn, Patricia Hayes and Lionel Wheeler
Writers
Barry Took, Neil Shand, Ken Hoare and Spike Milligan
Director
John Howard Davies
Producers
Duncan Wood and John Howard Davies
Company

Additional details

Production
Studio
Picture
Colour

Website links

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Monday 22nd January 1968 at 8pm on BBC Two

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