Dawson's Weekly The Complete Series (DVD)
All seven episodes from the comedy sketch series starring Les Dawson, written by Galton and Simpson.
The series, from 1975, features the script talents of Ray Galton and Alan Simpson, responsible for Hancock's Half Hour, and Steptoe and Son among other comedy classics.
Dawson plays a series of hapless protagonists, from a depressive who rapidly succeeds in reducing his health visitor to a state of acute melancholia to a Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‹Å“restingÃ¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢ actor who is becoming increasingly restless. Dawson vents his permanent gloom, supported by Roy Barraclough and many others.
Episodes comprise: 'Les Miserables', 'Where There's a Will', 'Stage-Struck', 'Accident Prone', 'All Pools Day', 'the Clerical Error' and 'Strangers in the Night'.
Running Time: 200 minutes
Region: Region 2
Release Date: 19 Jan. 2009
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