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Artful Dodger, The

1 9 5 9 (UK)
6 x 25 minute episodes

This short-lived BBC comedy series presented work-shy Northerner Dave Morris, his long-suffering wife Sylvia (future EastEnders star Gretchen Franklin) and his pal Cedric (Joe Gladwin).

The series aired at 6:20 pm on Monday evenings in October and November 1959, immediately after the news.

Morris had originally created the character for a BBC radio series called Club Night.

Dave Morris
Cedric Butterworth
Joe Gladwin
Sylvia Morris
Gretchen Franklin
Mr Grimshaw
John Barrie