You’re Only Young Twice 1977 – 1981
From the golden age of comedy (1970′s) where all subjects were up for discussion comes You’re Only Young Twice. Running for four series totalling 31 episodes. There’s an all star cast doing battle in the Paradise Lodge Retirement Home.
This highly popular Yorkshire Television sitcom starred much-loved TV battleaxe Peggy Mount on robust form as Flora Petty, the scourge of Paradise Lodge a superior residence for retired gentlefolk. This was the first sitcom to tackle the issue of Retirement Homes.
The residents of Paradise Lodge Retirement Home always ready to lend their weight to Flora’s campaign of insubordination against proprietress Miss Milton and her staff. Woe betide anyone who tries to take on the fearless Flora: she’s old enough to know better, but wise enough not to care!
Created And Written By: Pam Valentine and Michael Ashton
Produced By: Graeme Muir for Yorkshire Television
Original Run: 6th September 1977 – 18th August 1981