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World Of Wooster, The (BBC-1 1965-1967, Ian Carmichael, Dennis Price)

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Period comedy series The World Of Wooster took us back to the 1920’s where silly ass Bertie Wooster is helped out of scrapes by his manservant Jeeves. In 1967 the title changed to the World of Wodehouse to take in more of Wodehouse’s characters.

production details
UK / BBC-1 / 20×30 minute episodes / Broadcast 30 May 1965 – 17 November 1967

Writers: Richard Waring, Michael Mills / Stories: P.G. Wodehouse / Theme Music: Sandy Wilson / Production Design: Darrol Blake (seasons 1-2), Raymond Berger (season 3) / Producer and Director: Michael Mills

cast
IAN CARMICHAEL as Bertie Wooster
DENNIS PRICE as Jeeves
FABIA DRAKE as Aunt Agatha
ELEANOR SUMMERFIELD as Aunt Dahlia
DEREK NIMMO as Richard ‘Bingo’ Little
PAUL WHITSUN-JONES as Sir Roderick Glossop
DEBORAH STANFORD as Mrs Little
TRACY REED as ‘Bobbie’ Wickham

Ian Carmichael as Bertie Wooster

Ian Carmichael as Bertie Wooster

Season 1 30 May – 4 July 1965
1. JEEVES AND THE DOG MCINTOSH
2. JEEVES, THE AUNT, AND THE SLUGGARD
3. JEEVES AND THE GREAT SERMON HANDICAP
4. JEEVES AND THE SONG OF SONGS
5. JEEVES AND THE HERO’S REWARD
6. JEEVES AND THE INFERIORITY COMPLEX OF OLD SLIPPY

Season 2 4 January – 15 February 1966
1. JEEVES AND THE DELAYED EXIT OF CLAUDE AND EUSTACE
2. JEEVES AND A CHANGE OF MIND
3. JEEVES AND THE ART OF SPOT
4. JEEVES EXERTS THE OLD CEREBELLUM
5. JEEVES AND THE PURITY OF THE TURF
6. JEEVES AND THE CLUSTERING ROUND YOUNG BINGO
7. JEEVES AND THE INDIAN SUMMER OF AN UNCLE

SEASON 3 6 October – 17 November 1967
1. JEEVES AND THE GREASY BIRD
2. JEEVES AND THE STAND IN FOR SLIPPY
3. JEEVES AND THE OLD SCHOOL CHUM
4. JEEVES AND THE IMPENDING DOOM
5. JEEVES AND THE HARD BOILED EGG
6. JEEVES AND THE LOVE THAT PURIFIES
7. JEEVES AND THE FIXING OF FREDDIE