Fifty years after Steptoe And Son clip-clopped on to our screens, how the tragi-comic rag 'n' bone men became the finest sitcom of all time
CHRISTOPHER STEVENS: One Friday evening in January 1962, an episode of the BBC’s Comedy Playhouse series changed the face of sitcom for ever.
Wilfrid Brambell (1912-1985) - Find A Grave...
Actor. He is best remembered as Paul McCartney's 'Grandfather' in the landmark Beatles musical A Hard Day's Night. He made his stage debut as a child, entertaining troops during World War I. He began his professional acting career as an adult at the Gate Theatre, Dublin, and toured with ENSA during World War II. His...
British Comedy Movie Posters
Images of the Comedy Movie Posters I have in my collection. British quad and 1 sheet saucy exploitation images from Tom William Chantrell and others for Carry On, Confessions, Adventures and other bawdy comedies
Harry H Corbett Fan Club AKA Harold Steptoe
Harry H Corbett Fan Club AKA Harold Steptoe has 2,332 members. Surely one of the most underated English actors of recent years. Mainly due to his fame in...
How Labour lobbied the BBC to postpone comedy to win 20 extra seats
Labour leader Harold Wilson, pictured, feared that a planned repeat of Steptoe and Son on the BBC on election night 1964 could cost him 20 seats and any chance of taking the keys of 10 Downing Street.
Comedy - Steptoe and Son
After creating the supreme comedy that was Hancock's Half Hour, many wondered where else writers Ray Galton and Alan Simpson could go when the eponymous Mr H dispensed with their services. Their answer was another sitcom tour-de-force, Steptoe & Son.
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In this class British comedy, Albert Steptoe and son Harold are junk dealers in London's east end and rub along together at the yard. Harold likes the bright lights of the West End and meets a stripper whom he marries. When he takes her home to Albert, the oldster is furious and tries to drive the bride away!