Last of the Summer Wine

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Last of the Summer Wine
Premiere Pilot: January 4, 1973
Series:November 14, 1973
Finale August 29, 2010
Creator Roy Clarke
Network BBC One
Style 30-minute comedy
Company British Broadcasting Corporation
Seasons 31
Episodes 295
Origin UK
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Last of the Summer Wine is a British comedy written by Roy Clarke that aired on BBC One.

Contents

Cast

Actor Character Duration
Main Cast
Michael Bates Cyril Blamire 1 2
Bill Owen William "Compo" Simmonite 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21
Peter Sallis Norman Clegg 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
Brian Wilde Walter "Foggy" Dewhurst 3 4 5 6 7 8 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
Michael Aldridge Seymour Utterthwaite 9 10 11 12
Frank Thronton Herbert "Truly" Truelove 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
Tom Owen Tom Simmonite 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
Keith Clifford Billy Hardcastle 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27
Brian Murphy Alvin Smedley 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
Burt Kwouk Entwistle 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
Russ Abbot Luther "Hobbo" Hobdyke 30
Supporting/Recurring Cast
Kathy Staff Nora Batty 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
Jane Freeman Ivy 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
John Comer Sid 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Blake Butler Mr. Wainwright 1 3
Rosemary Martin Mrs. Partridge 1
Joe Gladwin Wally Batty 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Gordon Wharmby Wesley Pegden 6 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23
Jonathan Linsley "Crusher" Milburn 7
Robert Fyfe Howard 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
Juliette Kaplan Pearl 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
Jean Fergusson Marina 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
Thora Hird Edie Pegden 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24
Mike Grady Barry Wilkinson 9 10 11 12 13 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
Sarah Thomas Glenda Wilkinson 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
Danny O'Dea Eli Duckett 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23
Stephen Lewis Clem "Smiler" Hemmingway 11 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28
Jean Alexander Auntie Wainwright 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
Julie T. Wallace Mrs. Avery 21 22
Dora Bryan Ros Utterthwaite 21 22 23 24 25 26
Josephine Tewson Miss Davenport 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
June Whitfield Nelly 27 28 29 30

Seasons

Season Premiere Finale #
BBC One
Season One November 12, 1973 December 17, 1973 6
Season Two March 5, 1975 April 16, 1975 7
Season Three October 27, 1976 December 8, 1976 7
Season Four November 9, 1977 January 4, 1978 8 + 2
Season Five September 18, 1979 October 30, 1979 7 + 2
Season Six January 4, 1982 February 15, 1982 7 + 1
Season Seven January 30, 1983 March 6, 1983 6 + 2
Season Eight March 10, 1985 April 14, 1985 6
Season Nine April 4, 1986 June 22, 1986 12 + 3
Season Ten October 16, 1988 November 20, 1988 6 + 1
Season Eleven October 15, 1989 November 23, 1989 7 + 1
Season Twelve September 2, 1990 November 4, 1990 10 + 1
Season Thirteen October 18, 1991 November 19, 1981 6 + 1
Season Fourteen October 25, 1992 December 20, 1992 9 + 1
Season Fifteen October 24, 1993 December 19, 1993 9 + 1
Season Sixteen June 8, 1994 July 36, 1994 8
Season Seventeen September 3, 1995 November 5, 1995 10 + 3
Season Eighteen April 20, 1997 June 22, 1997 10 + 2
Season Nineteen January 4, 1998 March 8, 1998 10
Season Twenty April 18, 1999 June 27, 1999 10
Season Twenty-One April 2, 2000 June 4, 2000 10 + 1
Season Twenty-Two April 1, 2001 June 3, 2001 10 + 1
Season Twenty-Three January 6, 2002 March 10, 2002 10 + 1
Season Twenty-Four January 5, 2003 March 16, 2003 10 + 2
Season Twenty-Five February 8, 2004 April 18, 2004 10 + 1
Season Twenty-Six March 13, 2005 Mary 29, 2005 10 + 1
Season Twenty-Seven March 5, 2006 April 30, 2006 9 + 1
Season Twenty-Eight July 15, 2007 September 23, 2007 10
Season Twenty-Nine June 22, 2008 August 31, 2008 11
Season Thirty April 19, 2009 June 21, 2009 10 + 1
Season Thirty-One July 25, 2010 August 29, 2010 6

In-Depth

DVD Releases

Title Release Date #
Season Sets: Region 1
Vintage 1976
Season Three
March 11, 2008 1

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Vintage 1977
Season Four
September 9, 2008 2

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Vintage 1979
Season Five
June 9, 2009 2

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Vintage 1982-1983
Seasons Six and Seven
April 27, 2010 2

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Vintage 1985
Season Eight
September 7, 2010 2

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Vintage 1995
Season Twenty-Five
June 15, 2004 2

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Episode Collections : Region 1
Last of the Summer Wine March 11, 2003 4

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Christmas Specials October 13, 2009 1

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External Sites