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 DateNovember 12th, 1973
Last Air DateAugust 29th, 2010
GenresComedy, Drama
NetworkBBC One
Production CompanyBBC
Number of Seasons31 Seasons
Number of Episodes294 Episodes
Plot Keywordssmall town, northern england, village, retirement, yorkshire, friends, rural area, cafe, english countryside, unemployment, sitcom, redundancy, wandering
Peter Sallis
Peter Sallis
Norman "Cleggy" Clegg
Frank Thornton
Frank Thornton
Herbert "Truly" Truelove
Brian Murphy
Brian Murphy
Alvin Smedley
Burt Kwouk
Burt Kwouk
Entwistle
Jane Freeman
Jane Freeman
Ivy
Sarah Thomas
Sarah Thomas
Glenda Wilkinson
Juliette Kaplan
Juliette Kaplan
Pearl Sibshaw
Jean Fergusson
Jean Fergusson
Marina
Tom Owen
Tom Owen
Tom Simmonite
Mike Grady
Mike Grady
Barry Wilkinson
Josephine Tewson
Josephine Tewson
Lucinda Davenport

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