Uncle Tulip

BBC One sitcom. 1 pilot in 1971. Stars Renu Setna, Frank Olegario, Geoffrey Lumsden, Madhav Sharma and Yasmin.

Uncle Tulip

The first ethnic minority sitcom on British television. This pilot follows Uncle Tulip, a middle-aged Kenyan Sikh looking after his niece and nephew

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1971
Channel
BBC One
Episodes
1 Pilot
Starring
Renu Setna, Frank Olegario, Geoffrey Lumsden, Madhav Sharma and Yasmin
Writer
Rene Basilico
Director
Douglas Argent
Producer
Douglas Argent

Production Details

Part of

Comedy Playhouse

Production company

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 8th April 1971 on BBC One at 7:45pm
Episode length
30 minutes