Last of the Summer Wine

Unencumbered by wives, jobs or any other responsibilities, three senior citizens who've never really grown up explore their world in the Yorkshire Dales. They spend their days speculating about their fellow townsfolk and thinking up adventures not usually favored by the elderly. Last of the Summer Wine premiered as an episode of Comedy Playhouse in 1973. The show ran for 295 episodes until 2010. It is the longest running comedy Britain has produced and the longest running sitcom in the world.

TitleLast of the Summer Wine
First Air DateJanuary 4th, 1973
Last Air DateAugust 29th, 2010
GenreComedy
NetworkBBC One
Production CompanyBBC
Number of Seasons31 Seasons
Number of Episodes269 Episodes
Plot Keywordsinfidelity, small town, husband wife relationship, northern england, retirement, slapstick, yorkshire, friends, rural area, english countryside, unemployment, silly, british farce, sitcom, wandering, mischief
Peter Sallis
Peter Sallis
Clegg
Frank Thornton
Frank Thornton
Truly
Jane Freeman
Jane Freeman
Ivy
Jean Fergusson
Jean Fergusson
Marina
Robert Fyfe
Robert Fyfe
Howard
Juliette Kaplan
Juliette Kaplan
Pearl
Sarah Thomas
Sarah Thomas
Glenda
Jean Alexander
Jean Alexander
Auntie Wainwright
Brian Murphy
Brian Murphy
Alvin
Mike Grady
Mike Grady
Barry
Burt Kwouk
Burt Kwouk
Entwistle
Tom Owen
Tom Owen
Tom
Christopher Beeny
Christopher Beeny
Morton Beemish
Russ Abbot
Russ Abbot
Hobbo
Josephine Tewson
Josephine Tewson
Miss Davenport
Barbara Young
Barbara Young
Stella

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