That's Your Funeral
That's Your Funeral was a BBC sitcom from 1971 about a North of England funeral director called Basil Bulstrode (Bill Fraser). Storylines used many urban legends about the funeral industry. It was cancelled after one series.
|That's Your Funeral|
|Created by||Peter Lewis|
|Country of origin||UK|
|No. of episodes||6 x 30 mins, 1 x 30 min pilot.|
|Running time||30 minutes per episode|
|Original network||BBC One|
|Original release||(pilot) 25 March 1970 –|
26 February 1971
In 1972, the sitcom was adapted into a film version by Hammer Films. The plot concerns a rival undertaker's firm being used as a front for drug smuggling. Directed by John Robins, as well as the usual cast it featured numerous well known actors such as Roy Kinnear, Dennis Price, Sue Lloyd, Richard Wattis, John Ronane and Frank Thornton. However, the film performed poorly at the box office.
- "That's Your Funeral | BFI | BFI". Explore.bfi.org.uk. Retrieved 16 March 2014.
- "Thats Your Funeral 1972 | Britmovie | Home of British Films". Britmovie. Retrieved 16 March 2014.