Paul Merton In Galton And Simpson’s… 1996

Writer and comedian Paul Merton starred in this show recreating some of the scripts from comedy scriptwriting legends Ray Galton and Alan Simpson.

Running for 2 series, 15 scripts were recreated including some that had originally been written for Tony Hancock.


Paul Merton stars in a recreation of 15 famous sitcom episodes from Galton and Simpson.






(series 1)

Twelve Angry Men
The Radio Ham
Sealed with a Loving Kiss
The Missing Page
Don’t Dilly Dally on the Way
The Lift
The Bedsitter

(series 2)

The Clerical Error
The Wrong Man
I Tell you It’s Burt Reynolds
Visiting Day
That Suit
Being Of Sound 0f Sound Mind
Lunch in the Park


Paul Merton


Channel: ITV
Written By: Ray Galton and Alan Simpson
Produced By: Central Independent Television for ITV
Original Transmission Dates: 26th January 1996 – 21st October 1997

The complete series is available on DVD from Network on Air


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