ARTHUR ASKEY SHOW, THE

Period Sitcom. Exploits of the Pilbeams and their neighbours the Rossiters in 1910.

UK / ITV – ATV / 6×30 minute episodes / Broadcast 11 March – 22 April 1961 Saturdays at 9.30pm

Writer: Dave Freeman / Musical Director: Bob Sharples (episode 1), Jack Parnell (episodes 2-6) / Production Design: Ray White / Producer and Director: Josephine Douglas

cast: ARTHUR ASKEY as Arthur Pilbeam / JUNE WHITFIELD as Emily Pilbeam / ARTHUR MULLARD as Mr Rossiter / PATRICIA HAYES as Mrs Rossiter

the episodes
1. THE GREAT PILBEAMO
2. THE MOVIE MOGUL
3. PILBEAM THE JOURNALIST
4. THE RHINO’S NIGHT OUT
5. A MUSICAL EVENING
6. THE SINISTER NEIGHBOUR