Wodehouse Playhouse. Image shows from L to R: Pauline Collins, John Alderton. Copyright: BBC
Wodehouse Playhouse

Wodehouse Playhouse

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 1975 - 1978
  • 20 episodes (3 series)

Twenty of Wodehouse's short stories brought to the screen with John Alderton and Pauline Collins playing various characters. Stars John Alderton, Pauline Collins and PG Wodehouse.

Key details

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1975 - 1978
Channels
BBC One
Episodes
20 (3 series)
Stars
John Alderton, Pauline Collins and PG Wodehouse
Writers
PG Wodehouse and David Climie
Directors
David Askey, Michael Mills and Gareth Gwenlan
Producers
David Askey, Michael Mills and Gareth Gwenlan
Companies

This series saw twenty of P.G. Wodehouse's stories adapted and contains many of his most popular themes. Decent, intelligent men fall in love but often find there are obstacles in the way of their romances. Family disapproval, speech impediments and lack of funds all stand in the way of true love but happy endings always prevail.

Additional details

Production
Studio
Picture
Colour
Soundtrack
Theme tune written by Raymond Jones. Incidental music written by Ronnie Hazlehurst.

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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Wednesday 23rd April 1975 at 9:25pm on BBC One
All previous repeats

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