Faces Of Jim (BBC 1961, Jimmy Edwards, June Whitfield)

An anthology series of individual comedies that featured the star and production team of radio sketch comedy Take It From Here and the popular sitcom Whack-O!.

The extravagantly moustachioed Jimmy Edwards was ably supported by June Whitfield and Ronnie Barker. There was a short special broadcast as part of the 1962 Christmas Night of the Stars extravaganza.

The first two seasons individual episodes were titled The Face Of… whilst the third and final season episodes were titled A Matter Of…

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production details
UK / BBC / 19×30 minute episodes and 1 short special / Broadcast 16 November 1961 – 9 August 1963

Writers: Frank Muir, Denis Norden / Producers: James Gilbert (series 1 & 2, special), Douglas Moodie (series 3)

cast
Jimmy Edwards
June Whitfield
Ronnie Barker

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