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Comedy Playhouse: For Richer…For Poorer (BBC One 25 Jun 1975, Harry H. Corbett)



Comedy Playhouse

For Richer… For Poorer was another typical Johnny Speight scripted comedy shown as part of the Comedy Playhouse strand. Harry H. Corbett was Bert, a highly left wing union shop steward who dreams of becoming a major politician. The excellent David Batley played Nigel ‘the Idle’ and there was an appearance from Don Henderson as a union mediator.

production details
UK / BBC One / 1×30 minute episode / Broadcast Wednesday 25 June 1975 – Wednesday 9.25pm

Series: Comedy Playhouse

Writer: Johnny Speight / Producer: Dennis Main Wilson

Harry H Corbett as Bert
Eric Pohlmann as The boss
David Battley as Nigel ‘The Idle’
Don Henderson as The mediator