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Call It What You Like (BBC Two 1965, Eric Merriman, Joe Melia)



BBC Two Logo 1970s

Sketch based series starring Eric Merriman. Also appearing were Joe Melia, June Whitfield, Tony Tanner, Gwendolyn Watts.

Merriman, who was a writer with a long list of comedy credits to his name including working on shows for Bill Maynard, Val Doonican, Tommy Steele, Tommy Cooper, Harry Secombe and Dick Emery to name a few, was basically the link man here. The series was his only acting/presenting credit.

production details
UK / BBC Two / 6x25m-e / 1965 5 May – 9 June Wednesdays 8.00pm

Writer: Eric Merriman / Musical Director: Peter Knight / Production Design: Leo Austin, Martin Johnson / Producer: John Street