Made by Thames Television for the ITV Network, this was Jim Davidson’s first dabble with sitcom. Up The Elephant and Round The Castle ran for twenty two episodes aired over three series, between 1983 and 1985.
Jim London inherits a house in The Elephant And Castle from an old Aunt. The series revolves around Jim London, a young man who manages to get into all types of problems with the law, spending most of his time getting drunk and chasing women. This has hilarious consequences for absolutely nobody.
Jim Davidson – Jim London
John Bardon - Ernie “Dad” London
Wanda Pickles – Sue Nicholls
Arnold Moggs – Nicholas Day
Brian – Brian Hall
Tosh Carey – Brian Capron
Lois Tight – Anita Dobson
Vera Spiggot – Sara Cooper
Jim’s Mum – Rosalind Knight
Written By: Colin Bostock-Smith, Jim Eldridge, Tony Hoare and Spike Mullins
Original Transmission Dates: 30 November 1983 – 7 November 1985