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Slapstick and Old Lace

1 9 7 1 (UK)
7 x 30 minute episodes

A short-lived vehicle for British funnyman Charlie Drake in which he involved audience members in singalongs and madcap sketches in old music hall style from the Imperial Vaudeville Theatre.

Regulars included Henry McGee, Anna Dawson and Acker Bilk and his Paramount Jazz Band.

All scripts and songs for the ATV series were written by Drake.