In this sequel to the character created by Kingsley Amis, Jim Dixon decides to move from Yorkshire to London at the height of the “Swinging Sixties”. It’s all a bit hard to adjust to but luckily he has old friend University friend turned journalist Brian to help.
Series Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais returned to the “Lucky Jim” character in 1982, when they scripted a further series with the same title, this time starring Enn Reitel.
Lucky Jim was a massively successful novel when published in 1954 and had already been a hit movie in 1957 with Ian Carmichael as Jim Dixon.
UK / BBC One / 7×30 minutes / Broadcast 2 May – 13 June 1967
Writers: Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais / Character Created by Kingsley Amis / Producer: Duncan Wood
Keith Barron as Jim Dixon
Colin Jeavons as Brian