1 9 6 8 (UK)
12 x 30 minute episodes
1 9 7 3 (UK)
7 x 60 minute episodes
This BBC comedy series presented a series of farces by French playwright, Georges Feydeau, who thrived during the era known as the Belle Époque. The stories were translated and adapted for television by Caryl Brahms and Ned Sherrin.
Patrick Cargill and Amanda Barrie appeared each week with guest stars including Barbara Windsor, Fenella Fielding, Donald Sinden, Gordon Rollings, Joan Sanderson, Angharad Rees, Patrick Newell, Margaret Nolan, Hattie Jacques, Nerys Hughes, Roy Hudd, Clive Dunn, Gretchen Franklin, Pat Coombs, Melvyn Hayes, Bernard Bresslaw, John Barron, Sam Kydd, Betty Marsden, Richard Briers, Patricia Routledge, Dilys Laye, Dennis Waterman, Ivor Dean, Joan Sims, Bernard Cribbins, Judi Dench, John Nettleton, Patsy Rowlands and Erik Chitty.
A Good Night’s Sleep | All Night Sitting | A Little Bit to Fall Back On | Above Reproach | Making a Pass | Before We Were So Rudely Interrupted | Call Me Maestro | Dear Lady | The Missing Person | Two Whole Days | The Hasty Hand | What a Wedding || Keep an Eye on Amélie | A Pig in a Poke | A-Hunting We Will Go | The Lady from Maxims | Paying the Piper | Caught in the Act | Kept on a String