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

Wodehouse Playhouse

BBC One sitcom of P.G. Wodehouse stories. 20 episodes (3 series), 1975 - 1978. Stars John Alderton, Pauline Collins and PG Wodehouse.

Wodehouse Playhouse

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

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1975 - 1978
Channel
BBC One
Episodes
20   (3 series)
Starring
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

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.

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Production Details

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Soundtrack
Theme tune written by Raymond Jones. Incidental music written by Ronnie Hazlehurst.
Laugh track
Yes, but type unknown

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Wednesday 23rd April 1975 on BBC One at 9:25pm
Last new broadcast
Tuesday 12th December 1978 on BBC Two at 9:10pm
Last repeat
Sunday 1st November 2009 at 7:00pm on BBC4

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