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Albert hinders Harold's romantic endeavours. Adapted from TV. With Wilfrid Brambell and Harry H. Corbett. From February 1972.

Albert hinders son Harold's romantic endeavours.

Starring Wilfrid Brambell as Albert and Harry H Corbett as Harold. With Yootha Joyce, Katherine Parr and Sheila Grant.

Following the conclusion of their hugely successful association with Tony Hancock, writers Ray Galton and Alan Simpson wrote 10 pilots for the BBC TV's Comedy Playhouse in 1962. The Offer was set in a house with a yard full of junk, featuring the lives of rag and bone men Albert Steptoe and his son Harold and it was the spark for a run of 8 series for TV.

Written for TV and adapted for radio by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson.

Producer: Bobby Jaye

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in February 1972.

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