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Thingumy Bob (ITV 1968, Stanley Holloway, John Junkin)

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Thingumy Bob

Sitcom Thingumy Bob followed bored pensioner Bob Bridge who had a knack for getting into mischief.

Thingumybob, which was the creation of actor Kenneth Cope, was the first show produced by the then new ITV franchise LWT and had a theme tune composed by Paul McCartney whilst he was still in the Beatles.

production details
UK / ITV – London Weekend Television / 8×45 minute episodes / Broadcast 2 August – 20 1968September black and white

Writer: Kenneth Cope / Theme Music: Paul McCartney / Producer and Director: David Askey

cast
STANLEY HOLLOWAY as Bob Bridge
ROSE HILL as Fay Bridge
JOHN JUNKIN as Bert Ryding
KATE WILLIAMS as Monica Ryding
STELLA TANNER as Mrs Green
BERT PALMER as George
WALLY PATCH as Henry

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