Comedy Playhouse 60 years old

Comedy Playhouse is a long-running British anthology series of one-off unrelated sitcoms that aired for 120 episodes from 1961 to 1975. Many episodes later graduated to their own series, including Steptoe and Son, Till Death Us Do Part, All Gas and Gaiters, The Liver Birds, Are You Being Served? and Last of the Summer Wine, which is the world's longest running sitcom, having run from January 1973 to August 2010.

Credits

Cast

Name Character
John Cleese He was 22 , now 82 years old as Sherlock Holmes
Joanna Lumley She was 15 , now 76 years old as Samantha Ryder-Ross

Crew

Name Job title
Jack Rosenthal Writing He was 30 , 72 years old when he died Writer
Graham Chapman Writing He was 20 , 48 years old when he died Writer
Dick Clement Directing He was 24 , now 84 years old Director
Dick Clement Writing He was 24 , now 84 years old Writer
John Howard Davies Directing He was 22 , 72 years old when he died Director
Marty Feldman Writing He was 27 , 48 years old when he died Writer
Johnny Speight Writing He was 41 , 78 years old when he died Writer
Ian La Frenais Writing He was 25 , now 86 years old Writer
David Croft Directing He was 39 , 89 years old when he died Director
John Lloyd Writing He was 10 , now 71 years old Writer
Michael Pertwee Writing He was 45 , 74 years old when he died Writer
Richard Harris Writing He was 31 , 72 years old when he died Writer
Comedy Playhouse poster
Comedy Playhouse (60 years)

Ended

  • First Air Date: 1961-12-15
  • Runtime: [30] minutes
  • Number of Episodes: 131