Last of the Summer Wine [TV Series] (1973)

Genres - Comedy  |   Sub-Genres - Sitcom [TV]  |   Run Time - 30 min.  |   Countries - UK  |  
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Join Compo Simmonite (Bill Owen), Norman Clegg (Peter Sallis), Cyril Blamire (Michael Bates and - in later seasons - Foggy Dewhurst (Brian Wilde), four retirees in a quaint and picturesque Yorkshire village, well getting on in years, who have nothing to bide their time aside from dreaming up outrageous schemes and trading weathered philosophical musings, in Last of the Summer Wine, the longest running sitcom in the world, which debuted on the BBC in the early seventies and has endured for over three decades, retaining tremendous popularity despite constant upheavals and shifts in its cast from season to season. As in his previous hit series, Keeping up Appearances and Open Hours, the celebrated English writer Roy Clarke populates Summer Wine with a bevy of the most eccentric - and loveable - comic players on Earth, and laces his scripts with some of the sharpest and wittiest quips and some of the funniest behavioral observations in British comedy.

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elderly, friendship, unemployment