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Time Out For Peggy (ITV 1958-1959, Billie Whitelaw)

Sitcom Time Out For Peggy was from relatively early in ITV’s history. It offered an early starring role for Billie Whitelaw as young Peggy Spencer who inherits (and decides to keep) a run down boarding house.

Guest stars included Kenneth Williams, Diana King (who became a regular for series 2) and Desmond Walter-Ellis.

production details
UK / ITV – ABC / 23×25 minute episodes / Broadcast 30 March 1958 – 25 Jan 1959

Creator: Budd Grossman / Music: Eric Spear

cast
Billie Whitelaw as Peggy Spencer
Diana King as Norma
Grace Arnold as Mrs Johnson

THE EPISODES
SEASON ONE 30 March – 9 June 1958
1. THE INVESTOR (30 Mar 58)
2. THE BOXER (6 Apr 58)
3. THE SAFECRACKER (13 Apr 58)
4. THE PAINTING (20 Apr 58)
5. THE NEW METAL (27 Apr 58)
6. THE ROBOT (4 May 58)
7. THE COURTSHIP (11 May 58)
8. THE CELEBRITY (18 May 58)
9. THE MUMMY (25 May 58)
10. THE BORROWERS (1 Jun 58)
11. THE APE (22 Jun 58)
12. THE WAITRESS (29 Jun 58)

SEASON TWO 14 September 1958 – 25 January 1959
1. THE SOLDIER (14 Sep 58)
2. THE GREETING CARDS (21 Sep 58)
3. THE GROSVENOR FOUR (28 Sep 58)
4. THE TRAMP (5 Oct 58)
5. THE DRESS CONTEST (12 Oct 58)
6. THE GAMBLER (19 Oct 58)
7. THE DIARY (26 Oct 58)
8. THE BIRDNAPPING (16 Nov 58)
9. THE FAMILY (30 Nov 58)
10. THE DUEL (14 Dec 58)
11. THE EFFICIENCY EXPERT (25 Jan 59)