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Two Charleys, The (BBC 1959, Charlie Chester, Eleanor Summerfield)

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In A Land Of Plenty (BBC-2 2001 with Helen McCrory and Robert Pugh)

Sitcom Two Charleys saw the two stars of a variety act, married couple Charlie and Ethel Charles, detailing their various adventures to a TV audience. Loosely based on Noel Coward’s Red Peppers.

Hugh Paddick, Wally Patch, John Baskcomb and Peggyann Clifford were among the guest stars.

production details
UK / BBC / 6×30 minute episodes / 1959 8 April – 13 May Wednesday 7.30pm

Writers: Sheila Hodgson, Allan Prior, David Whitaker / Producer and Director: Dennis Main Wilson

cast
CHARLIE CHESTER as Charlie Charles
ELEANOR SUMMERFIELD as Ethel Charles

THE EPISODES
1. GIGGLES AND GIRLS (8 Apr 59)
2. A SEA OF TROUBLES (15 Apr 59)
3. CANTEEN CAPERS (22 Apr 59)
4. FR-EASY FROLICS (29 Apr 59)
5. AY, AY, CAMPERS (6 May 59)
6. YOURS TO COMMAND (13 May 59)

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