Comedy Premiere: What A Turn Up (ITV 1975, Anton Rodgers, Bernard Lee)

Comedy. Wally Warner returns home to England for his grandaughter’s wedding. Although Dennis Spooner and Brian Clemens are best known for their action adventure series for ITC and ITV they actually spent much of the early 1960s writing comedy for people like Tony Hancock so it is no great surprise to see their names as script writers here.

production details
UK / ITV – ATV / 1×30 minute episode / Broadcast Thursday 7 August 1975 @ 7.00pm

Writers: Brian Clemens, Dennis Spooner / Theme Music: John Montgomery / Production Design: Gerry Roberts / Producer and Director: John Scholz-Conway

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Series: Comedy Premiere / Episode 1 (of 6)

Bernard Lee as Wally Warner
Vivian Pickles as Margaret Warner
Anton Rodgers as George Warner
Diana King as Mrs Fennell
Ronald Leigh-Hunt as Mr Fennell
Nina Thomas as Lesley Warner
David Neville as Simon Fennell
Martin Neil as Justin Warner

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