In 1962 comedy writer Alan Simpson and Ray Galton wrote a new comedy pilot for the BBC's Comedy Playhouse. Set in a house and a yard full of junk, it featured rag and bone men Albert Steptoe and his unmarried son Harold...
The series very quickly struck a chord with the nation with audience figures broaching twenty million viewers and was recently voted no.15 in Britain's Best Sitcom.
1. The Offer (pilot episode) 2. The Bird 3. The Piano 4. The Economists 5. The Diploma 6. The Holiday
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Last Edit: Feb 25, 2006 14:59:10 GMT by Mark Brown
Pot Black (series 6). Hasn't been released yet, which is why you haven't seen it!
On the subject of restoration though, I was pleased to see that the series 4 set contains a much improved copy of "My Old Man's A Tory", which previously was quite poor quality. I hope some similar restoration is done on the domestic series 5 and 6 recordings as they do need improving (as much as is possible anyway).