Some Likely Clips

In amongst all the other announced shows, there’s mention of BBC Two’s first ever sitcom, to be written by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais. The Likely Lads will star James Bolan and Rodney Bewes.

The Stage – Thursday 26 November 1964

A few days before the first episode hit our screens, this small write-up appeared within a whole page about the new channel. It gives some insight into the title …

Walsall Observer – Friday 11 December 1964

By the time the series ended, it had transferred to BBC One, and transformed the lives of its writers.

Daily Mirror – Tuesday 11 October 1966
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