Paul Merton in Galton and Simpson's...

Paul Merton in Galton and Simpson's... is a British comedy television show that ran from 26 January 1996 to 21 October 1997. It stars Paul Merton, re-performing a number of classic comedy scripts written by the duo Galton and Simpson (Ray Galton and Alan Simpson), including some originally written for Tony Hancock. The programme was produced by Central Independent Television for ITV, and aired for 15 episodes in two series.

Paul Merton in Galton and Simpson's...
Written byRay Galton
Alan Simpson
Directed byMartin Dennis
StarringPaul Merton
ComposerStefan Girardet
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original languageEnglish
No. of series2
No. of episodes15
Executive producerRichard Boden
ProducersRichard Boden (Series 1)
Jamie Rix (Series 2)
Production locationsLondon, England, UK
Running time30 minutes
(including adverts)
Production companyCentral Independent Television
Original release
Release26 January 1996 (1996-01-26) –
21 October 1997 (1997-10-21)

Guest stars include Sam Kelly, Geoffrey Whitehead, Michael Fenton Stevens, Anne Reid, Jim Sweeney, Josie Lawrence, Roger Lloyd-Pack, Michael Jayston, Gary Waldhorn, Katy Carmichael, Brian Murphy, Adjoa Andoh, Matthew Ashforde, Al Ashton, John Baddeley, Patrick Barlow, Paul Bigley, James Bree, Owen Brenman, Dominic Brunt, Rob Brydon, Dennis Clinton, Emma Cunniffe, David Daker, Sheridan Forbes, David Hatton, Arif Hussein, Peter Jeffrey, Peter Jones, Phyllida Law, Rosemary Leach, Denis Lill, Nick Maloney, Geoffrey McGivern, Valerie Minifie, Guy Nicholls, Caroline Quentin, Jason Rose, Mike Sherman, Gwyneth Strong, Stella Tanner, Toni Palmer, Cliff Parisi, Harry Peacock, Nigel Peever, Jeffrey Perry, Nigel Planer and Louisa Rix. Most appear only in a single episode, although some appear in more than one episode playing different characters. Sam Kelly and Geoffrey Whitehead each appear in five episodes.

Episode guide edit

Series 1: 1996 edit

# Title Airdate
1"Twelve Angry Men"26 January 1996 (1996-01-26)
2"Impasse"2 February 1996 (1996-02-02)
3"The Radio Ham"9 February 1996 (1996-02-09)
4"Sealed with a Loving Kiss"16 February 1996 (1996-02-16)
5"The Missing Page"23 February 1996 (1996-02-23)
6"Don't Dilly Dally on the Way"1 March 1996 (1996-03-01)
7"The Lift"8 March 1996 (1996-03-08)
8"The Bedsitter"15 March 1996 (1996-03-15)

Series 2: 1997 edit

# Title Airdate
9"The Clerical Error"2 September 1997 (1997-09-02)
10"The Wrong Man"9 September 1997 (1997-09-09)
11"I Tell You It's Burt Reynolds"16 September 1997 (1997-09-16)
12"Visiting Day"30 September 1997 (1997-09-30)
13"The Suit"7 October 1997 (1997-10-07)
14"Being Sound of Mind"14 October 1997 (1997-10-14)
15"Lunch in the Park"21 October 1997 (1997-10-21)

Home media edit

The Complete Series of Paul Merton in Galton and Simpson's… was released on DVD by Network on 25 June 2007.[1]

References edit

  1. ^ "Paul Merton In Galton And Simpson's... - The Complete Series". 25 June 2007 – via

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