Cliquot Et Fils (Comedy Playhouse BBC 15 Dec 1961, Eric Sykes, Warren Mitchell)



Cliquot Et Fils was the very first Comedy Playhouse. It told the story of an undertaker in 1920’s France who needs to drum up trade for his ailing business. He decides to stage a lavish funeral for a non-existent man but then his “widow” turns up.

Series: Comedy Playhouse Season 1 Episode 1

Eric Sykes as Pierre Cliquot
Warren Mitchell as Alphonse Lagillarde
Henry Oscar
Joan Hickson
Terence Knapp
Charles Lloyd Pack
Michael Logan
Frank Thornton
Barbara Hicks

crew details
Writers: Ray Galton, Alan Simpson
Producer: Duncan Wood

production details
Country: UK
Network and Production Companies: BBC
Duration: 1×25 minute episodes
Aired From: Friday 15 December 1961 at 8.45pm

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