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I’m Not Bothered (ITV 1956, Glenn Melvyn, Danny Ross)

Sitcom I’m Not Bothered detailed the misadventures of milkman Alf Hall and his best friend Wally Binns. The two lead characters first appeared in Arthur Askey’s sitcom Love and Kisses.

The 8 May 1956 episode marked the television debut of a young Ronnie Barker in a small role. The series was broadcast live and never recorded.

Edward J Mason, who was one of the writers on the series, is best known for co-creating the radio shows Dick Barton Special Agent and The Archers.

cast
Glenn Melvyn as Wally Binns
Danny Ross as Alf Hall
Betty Marsden as Dolly Binns
Eileen Mayers as Rose Binns
Arthur Rigby as George Gallop

crew details
Creator: Glen Melvyn
Producers: Richard Bird, Henry Kendall

production details
Country: UK
Network and Production Companies: ITV – Associated-Rediffusion
Duration: 26×25 minute episodes
Aired From: 2 March – 11 September 1956 Tuesdays 7.30pm





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