Room At The Bottom (BBC-1 1966-1967, Kenneth Connor, Deryck Guyler)

Sitcom Room At The Bottom detailed the misadventures of the Maintenance Men at Saracens Manufacturing. An early credit for popular sitcom writers John Esmonde and Bob Larbey, Room at the Bottom started out as a one off Comedy Playhouse entry on 14 June 1966 before graduating to a full series the following year. In 1964 ITV had also broadcast a comedy show called Room at the Bottom.

Kenneth Connor as Gus Fogg
Deryck Guyler as Mr. Powell
Gordon Rollings as Happy Brazier
Kenny Lynch as Horace Robinson
Brian Wilde as Mr. Salisbury
John Horsley as Lord Percy
Patrick Newell as Cyril Culpepper

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crew details
Writers: John Esmonde and Bob Larbey
Theme Music: Kenny Lynch
Producer and Director: David Askey

production details
Country: UK
Network and Production Companies: BBC One
Duration: 8×30 minute episodes
Aired From: Pilot: 14 June 1966 Season: 14 March – 25 April 1967

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