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Dickie Henderson Show, The (ITV 1960-1965 and 1968, June Laverick)

The Dickie Henderson Show took the American model of sitcom as it's basis as it detailed episodes in the domestic life of comedian Dickie Henderson

Popular sitcom The Dickie Henderson Show took the American model of sitcom as it’s basis as it detailed episodes in the domestic life of comedian Dickie Henderson.

There was quite a gap between the 8th season in 1965 and the ninth that began in 1967 (although most of the season nine episodes had actually been filmed many months earlier). Dickie also got himself a much younger wife in the final season with Isla Blair replacing June Laverick (who had decided to retire from show business).

production details
UK / ITV – Associated-Rediffusion / 115×30 minute episodes 1×60 minute episodes / Broadcast 14 November 1960 – 4 October 1965 and 26 November 1967 – 18 February 1968 9 seasons

Writer: (mostly) Jimmy Grafton / Executive Producer: Ben Lyon / Director: Bill Hitchcock

cast
DICKIE HENDERSON as Dickie
JUNE LAVERICK as June
LIONEL MERTON as Jack
DANNY GROVER as Richard Sr
JOHN PARSONS as John
ISLA BLAIR as Jane (season 9)





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