Is Last of the Summer Wine still on TV?
Long-running BBC comedy Last of the Summer Wine is to be axed after 37 years, the BBC has announced. The series – which has followed the exploits of Compo, Nora Batty and friends – made its TV debut in 1973.
Can you watch Last of the Summer Wine on BritBox?
Last of the Summer Wine S1 – Comedy | BritBox.
Will Last of the Summer Wine Be on BritBox?
Last of the Summer Wine | Seasons 1-8 | Streaming now on BritBox.
Is anyone from Last of the Summer Wine still alive?
Actor Robert Fyfe, best known for playing Howard in sitcom Last of the Summer Wine for 25 years, has died at the age of 90. Fyfe joined the long-running BBC show in 1985 and remained until its final episode in 2010. … He was “a truly talented and versatile actor and much loved by everyone he worked with”, she added.
Where is Howard’s house in Last of the Summer Wine?
The two-bedroom property in Holmfirth, West Yorkshire – which appeared in dozens of episodes of the world’s longest-running sitcom – first went on the market in 2006.
Why did Compo leave Last of the Summer Wine?
Compo was written out of the series in 2000 following the death of actor Bill Owen the year before. Although Owen had been seriously ill, according to Truly and Clegg, Compo died from a heart attack after catching the sight of Nora Batty in chorus girl clothes.