Drake's Progress

Drake's Progress was a British sketch show that aired on BBC Television from 1957 to 1958. It was co-written by comedian Charlie Drake, who was also the show's lead performer.

Drake's Progress
GenreSketch comedy
Written byCharlie Drake
George Wadmore
Maurice Wiltshire
George Inns
Sid Green
Dick Hills
StarringCharlie Drake
Irene Handl
Warren Mitchell
Willoughby Goddard
Valentine Dyall
Country of originUnited Kingdom
No. of series2
No. of episodes12
Production
ProducerGeorge Inns
Running time30 minutes
Release
Original networkBBC Television Service
Original release6 May 1957 (1957-05-06) –
5 May 1958 (1958-05-05)
Chronology
Followed byCharlie Drake

CastEdit

EpisodesEdit

Drake's Progress aired for two series and a total of twelve 30 minute episodes.[1] Both the first and second series broadcast on Mondays at 8.00pm, with the series one airing fortnightly. None of the episodes exist in the BBC archives and are lost.[2]

Series OneEdit

Episode Number Original Broadcast Date
1 6 May 1957
2 20 May 1957
3 3 June 1957
4 17 June 1957
5 1 July 1957
6 15 July 1957

Series TwoEdit

Episode Number Original Broadcast Date
1 31 March 1958
2 7 April 1958
3 14 April 1958
4 21 April 1958
5 28 April 1958
6 5 May 1958

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Lewishohn, Mark (2003). Radio Times Guide to TV Comedy. London: BBC Worldwide. ISBN 0-563-48755-0.
  2. ^ "LostShows.com". LostShows.com. 2014. Retrieved 22 January 2014.

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