Mess Mates is a British comedy television series which originally aired on ITV between 1960 and 1962. It is set on the coastal vessel SS Guernsey where Captain Briskett has to keep a watchful eye on his rowdy and conniving sailors. A number of the scripts were written by Talbot Rothwell shortly before he became the established writer of the Carry On film series.
|Written by||Talbot Rothwell |
|Directed by||Graeme MacDonald |
|Starring||Archie Duncan |
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|No. of series||2|
|No. of episodes||40|
|Running time||30 minutes|
|Production company||Granada Television|
|Original release||28 June 1960 –|
13 March 1962
- Wagg p.9
- Wagg, Stephen. Because I Tell a Joke or Two: Comedy, Politics and Social Difference. Routledge, 2004.