Saturday, 21 December 2013

Those Radio Times Advent Calendar: Steptoe and Son

Steptoe and Son has usually ranked highly on BBC and Gold schedules over the years with the 1973 and 1974 Christmas hows getting regular festive airings.

Ray Galton and Alan Simpson's comedy grew in prominence between 1962 and 1967, with the demand for new colour episodes high enough by 1970 both Harry H Corbett and Wilfred Brambell resurrected their roles for further series,

Strictly the episode that got shown on December 21, 1970 entitled Cuckoo In The Nest is not a Christmas episode but remains one of their best, as Harold discovers he may have a half-brother...




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