List of Steptoe and Son episodes

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This is an episode list of the British sitcom Steptoe and Son. All episodes were originally shown on what is now known as BBC One, although the station was simply called BBC Television until April 1964 when BBC2 began broadcasting (between the third and fourth series). Dates shown are the original broadcast dates. Series 1–4 were produced in black and white, and series 5–8 in colour. However, none of the series 5 episodes survived in colour, and not all of the series 6 episodes currently survive in colour.

Series 1–6 were produced and directed by Duncan Wood, series 7 by John Howard Davies (apart from "Divided We Stand" which was directed by David Croft as Davies was ill), the 1973 Christmas Special by Graeme Muir, and series 8 and 1974 Christmas Special by Douglas Argent. All episodes were written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson. Series 7–8 are regularly repeated on Gold.

Series overview[edit]

Series Episodes Premiere Finale DVD
Region 2 Region 4
Pilot 1
4 January 1962
13 September 2004 10 November 2004
1 5 14 June 1962 12 July 1962
2 7 3 January 1963 14 February 1963 8 August 2005 2 March 2006
Royal
Variety
1
10 November 1963
N/A
3 7 7 January 1964 18 February 1964 13 February 2006 6 July 2006
4 7 4 October 1965 15 November 1965 15 May 2006 7 March 2007
5 7 6 March 1970 17 April 1970 24 July 2006 1 August 2007
6 8 2 November 1970 21 December 1970 8 January 2007 5 March 2008
7 7 21 February 1972 3 April 1972 26 March 2007 7 August 2008
Christmas
special
1
24 December 1973
29 October 2007 6 November 2008
8 6 4 September 1974 10 October 1974 14 May 2007 3 March 2009
Christmas
special
1
26 December 1974
29 October 2007 6 November 2008

Pilot (1962)[edit]

Ep. Title Director Written by Airdate
0 "The Offer" (pilot) Duncan Wood Alan Simpson, Ray Galton 5 January 1962
Rpt:7 June 1962

Harold's been offered a job elsewhere, so when he discovers Albert has been drinking out of the cocktail cabinet, he begins to pack up his belongings and leave his dad for good.

(Episode of Comedy Playhouse.)

Series 1 (1962)[edit]

No.
overall
No.
for series
Title Director Written by Airdate
1 1 "The Bird" Duncan Wood Alan Simpson, Ray Galton 14 June 1962
Harold is going out every night, so Albert suspects that he must being seeing a girl. Determined to put a stop to the romance, he gets Harold to invite the girl back to the house for dinner. Meanwhile, Albert puts the clocks forward so when she fails to show up at the right time, Harold thinks she has stood him up.
2 2 "The Piano" Duncan Wood Alan Simpson, Ray Galton 21 June 1962
Harold is offered a piano, providing he moves it himself. He gets Albert to help, only to find out that it is on the top floor of a block of flats. The 12th of 16 stories adapted into an episode of Sanford and Son renamed "The Piano Movers".
3 3 "The Economist" Duncan Wood Alan Simpson, Ray Galton 28 June 1962
Harold tries to teach Albert about the economics of running a business. Using his new-found knowledge of bulk buying, he then ends up buying 4000 sets of false teeth for £40, hoping to make a killing. Harold puts an advert in The Times, but when they don't sell, He takes their last £10 and tries again, this time bringing home 400 World War 2 gas masks.
4 4 "The Diploma" Duncan Wood Alan Simpson, Ray Galton 5 July 1962
Harold decides to get out of the rag and bone trade, and get a diploma in TV repair, only for Albert to prove that he knows more about it than Harold.
5 5 "The Holiday" Duncan Wood Alan Simpson, Ray Galton 12 July 1962
For the first time Harold plans to go on holiday abroad instead of Bognor with his dad Albert fakes a heart attack to stop him going and the doctor advises Harold to take him to Bognor

Series 2 (1963)[edit]

No.
overall
No.
for series
Title Director Written by First broadcast Recorded
6 1 "Wallah-Wallah Catsmeat" Duncan Wood Alan Simpson, Ray Galton 3 January 1963 (1963-01-03) 20 December 1962
Hercules, the Steptoes's horse, is sick so the local rag and bone men pitch in to help.
7 2 "The Bath" Duncan Wood Alan Simpson, Ray Galton 10 January 1963 (1963-01-10) 13 December 1962
Albert decides to have a bath while Harold's latest companion is due to come round for pre-bingo cocktails. Features Yootha Joyce.
8 3 "The Stepmother" Duncan Wood Alan Simpson, Ray Galton 17 January 1963 (1963-01-17) 3 January 1963
Albert plans to re-marry, but Harold will do everything in his power to prevent it. The 10th of 16 stories adapted into an episode of Sanford and Son renamed "The Barracuda".
9 4 "Sixty-Five Today" Duncan Wood Alan Simpson, Ray Galton 24 January 1963 (1963-01-24) 10 January 1963
Albert's 65th birthday comes as a joke to Harold, who pretends to forget in order to wind him up. The 2nd of 16 stories adapted into an episode of Sanford and Son renamed "Happy Birthday, Pop".
10 5 "A Musical Evening" Duncan Wood Alan Simpson, Ray Galton 31 January 1963 (1963-01-31) 17 January 1963
Harold has picked up some old gramophone records, which he's keen to add to his classical music collection.
11 6 "Full House" Duncan Wood Alan Simpson, Ray Galton 7 February 1963 (1963-02-07) 24 January 1963
Harold plans an evening of cards with a group of friends. The 13th of 16 stories adapted into an episode of Sanford and Son renamed "The Card Sharps".
12 7 "Is That Your Horse Outside?" Duncan Wood Alan Simpson, Ray Galton 14 February 1963 (1963-02-14) 4 February 1963
Harold falls for a rich married woman (Patricia Haines) and thinks it's love.

Royal Variety Performance (1963)[edit]

Title First broadcast Recorded
"Royal Variety Performance" 4 November 1963 (1963-11-04) 10 November 1963
Harold is trying to go up-market by totting in Pall Mall. However, he is horrified when he finds Albert has been helping by asking for scrap at Buckingham Palace!

Series 3 (1964)[edit]

No.
overall
No.
for series
Title Director Written by First broadcast Recorded
13 1 "Homes Fit for Heroes" Duncan Wood Alan Simpson, Ray Galton 7 January 1964 (1964-01-07) 12 December 1963
Harold plans to go on a sailing trip around the world, and bung Albert in an old peoples home. The 15th of 16 stories adapted into an episode of Sanford and Son renamed "Home Sweet Home for the Aged".
14 2 "The Wooden Overcoats" Duncan Wood Alan Simpson, Ray Galton 14 January 1964 (1964-01-14) 19 December 1963
Harold comes home with a cartful of coffins, much to Albert's horror. The 9th of 16 stories adapted into an episode of Sanford and Son renamed "Coffins for Sale".
15 3 "The Lead Man Cometh" Duncan Wood Alan Simpson, Ray Galton 21 January 1964 (1964-01-21) 2 January 1964
The business is doing badly and the Steptoes are having to break into their savings to keep their heads above water, and then a dealer in lead comes round and sells them tons of lead at a cheap price, they then find out the lead was stolen when the police visit the yard. Featuring Leonard Rossiter. The 4th of 16 stories adapted into an episode of Sanford and Son renamed "The Copper Caper"
16 4 "Steptoe à la Cart" Duncan Wood Alan Simpson, Ray Galton 28 January 1964 (1964-01-28) 9 January 1964
Harold meets a French girl, and falls for her When she meets Albert they talk about her family history and it becomes apparent that Albert may have dated her grandmother while on leave during the first war with all its ramifications
17 5 "Sunday for Seven Days" Duncan Wood Alan Simpson, Ray Galton 4 February 1964 (1964-02-04) 16 January 1964
Albert and Harold are getting ready for an evening at the pictures.
18 6 "The Bonds That Bind Us" Duncan Wood Alan Simpson, Ray Galton 11 February 1964 (1964-02-11) 23 January 1964
Albert has a windfall on the Premium Bonds. Featuring June Whitfield.
19 7 "The Lodger" Duncan Wood Alan Simpson, Ray Galton 18 February 1964 (1964-02-18) 30 January 1964
Albert decides to get in a lodger to earn some money, but Harold announces that when the lodger steps in, he steps out, then Albert catches Harold taking the advert out the shop window, tells him and Harold walks out, but Albert can't get a lodger anyway.

Series 4 (1965)[edit]

No.
overall
No.
for series
Title Director Written by First broadcast Recorded
20 1 "And Afterwards At..." Duncan Wood Alan Simpson, Ray Galton 4 October 1965 (1965-10-04) 12 September 1965
Harold's getting married, but what will the bride say? The 3rd of 16 stories adapted into an episode of Sanford and Son renamed "Here Comes the Bride, There Goes the Bride".
21 2 "Crossed Swords" Duncan Wood Alan Simpson, Ray Galton 11 October 1965 (1965-10-11) 19 September 1965
The Steptoes take a porcelain vase to a West End antiques expert's shop. Featuring Derek Nimmo. The first of 16 stories adapted into an episode of Sanford and Son.
22 3 "Those Magnificent Men and Their Heating Machines" Duncan Wood Alan Simpson, Ray Galton 18 October 1965 (1965-10-18) 26 September 1965
Harold installs central heating in the house, but Albert's views of his bad workmanship turn out to be right as he pulls the house down.
23 4 "The Siege of Steptoe Street" Duncan Wood Alan Simpson, Ray Galton 25 October 1965 (1965-10-25) 3 October 1965
Harold notices that the fishmonger and the butcher are providing luxurious delicacies that he's never eaten. The 8th of 16 stories adapted into an episode of Sanford and Son renamed "The Great Sanford Siege".
24 5 "A Box in Town" Duncan Wood Alan Simpson, Ray Galton 1 November 1965 (1965-11-01) 10 October 1965
Harold moves into an attic bed-sit flat. Features Yootha Joyce. The 7th of 16 stories adapted into an episode of Sanford and Son called "A Pad for Lamont".
25 6 "My Old Man's a Tory" Duncan Wood Alan Simpson, Ray Galton 8 November 1965 (1965-11-08) 17 October 1965
Harold and Albert clash over their opposing political views. Exists as b/w shibaden VT recording.
26 7 "Pilgrim's Progress" Duncan Wood Alan Simpson, Ray Galton 15 November 1965 (1965-11-15) 24 October 1965
Albert asks Harold for him to take him back to the battle field to think of the memories of the war, but whilst on the plane, he upsets and insults the fighting legion of the French and the American, then gets into a fight with them. Featuring Frank Thornton.

Series 5 (1970)[edit]

Produced in colour, however all currently only exist in black and white.

No.
overall
No.
for series
Title Director Written by First broadcast Recorded
27 1 "A Death in the Family" Duncan Wood Alan Simpson, Ray Galton 6 March 1970 (1970-03-06) 15 February 1970
Hercules the Horse succumbs to a heart attack at the grand old age of 39.
28 2 "A Winter's Tale" Duncan Wood Alan Simpson, Ray Galton 13 March 1970 (1970-03-13) 22 February 1970
Albert and Harold once again clash over the destination for their annual holiday. First reel of a b/w telerecording recovered in 2008. Colour version may be possible.
29 3 "Any Old Iron?" Duncan Wood Alan Simpson, Ray Galton 20 March 1970 (1970-03-20) 8 March 1970
Harold makes a new friend out of sophisticated antique dealer Timothy Stanhope (Richard Hurndall). However, Albert suspects that Timothy's interest in Harold is something other than friendship.
30 4 "Steptoe and Son — and Son!" Duncan Wood Alan Simpson, Ray Galton 27 March 1970 (1970-03-27) 15 March 1970
Harold is believed to be the father of an illegitimate son.
31 5 "The Colour Problem" Duncan Wood Alan Simpson, Ray Galton 3 April 1970 (1970-04-03) 22 March 1970
Albert wants a colour television set... The 11th of 16 stories adapted into an episode of Sanford and Son renamed "TV or Not TV".
32 6 "T.B. or Not T.B.?" Duncan Wood Alan Simpson, Ray Galton 10 April 1970 (1970-04-10) 5 April 1970
Albert is wrongly thought to have tuberculosis. The 5th of 16 stories adapted into an episode of Sanford and Son renamed "A Matter of Life and Breath".
33 7 "Men of Property" Duncan Wood Alan Simpson, Ray Galton 17 April 1970 (1970-04-17) 29 March 1970
Harold and Albert find out that they don't actually own their house, and have to borrow £750 to buy the property, but the bank don't agree to lend them the money after Alberts gambling ways get the better of him.

Series 6 (1970)[edit]

Produced in colour, however only two survived, unless otherwise indicated, currently only exist in black and white.

No.
overall
No.
for series
Title Director Written by First broadcast Recorded
34 1 "Robbery with Violence" Duncan Wood Alan Simpson, Ray Galton 2 November 1970 (1970-11-02) 18 October 1970
After accidentally knocking over Harold's porcelain collection, Albert pretends they have been robbed to cover it up. The 6th of 16 stories adapted into an episode of Sanford and Son renamed "We Were Robbed".
35 2 "Come Dancing" Duncan Wood Alan Simpson, Ray Galton 9 November 1970 (1970-11-09) 25 October 1970
Harold has a lady friend who enjoys dancing, but Harold himself cannot dance, so Albert teaches Harold the steps that he needs. Survives in colour.
36 3 "Two's Company" Duncan Wood Alan Simpson, Ray Galton 16 November 1970 (1970-11-16) 1 November 1970
Albert reveals to Harold that he has asked a woman (Jean Kent) to marry him. When Albert brings her to the house, Harold realises that the very same woman was an old flame of his. The 14th of 16 stories adapted into an episode of Sanford and Son renamed "The Infernal Triangle"
37 4 "Tea for Two" Duncan Wood Alan Simpson, Ray Galton 23 November 1970 (1970-11-23) 8 November 1970
Harold and Albert's support for rival parties in the Shepherd's Bush by-election has drawn battle lines between them.
38 5 "Without Prejudice" Duncan Wood Alan Simpson, Ray Galton 30 November 1970 (1970-11-30) 15 November 1970
Harold is desperate to move from Oil Drum Lane after a noisy new motorway flyover causes irritation. However, the residents of the street that the Steptoes plan on moving to object to the possible lowering of standards of the residents, not to mention the lowering of property prices...
39 6 "Pot Black" Duncan Wood Alan Simpson, Ray Galton 7 December 1970 (1970-12-07) 22 November 1970
Harold buys a snooker table, but after paternal resistance encounters a more fundamental obstacle.
40 7 "The Three Feathers" Duncan Wood Alan Simpson, Ray Galton 14 December 1970 (1970-12-14) 29 November 1970
Albert gets stuck in a painful yoga position, while Harold reveals a new commode he has just picked up for a bargain price. The last of the 16 stories adapted into an episode of Sanford and Son renamed "Pot Luck".
41 8 "Cuckoo in the Nest" Duncan Wood Alan Simpson, Ray Galton 21 December 1970 (1970-12-21) 6 December 1970
Albert's long lost Australian son turns up from out of the blue and causes Harold to be very jealous. Survives in colour.

Series 7 (1972)[edit]

Produced in colour. This is the first series to survive completely in colour.

No.
overall
No.
for series
Title Director Written by First broadcast Recorded
42 1 "Men Of Letters" John Howard Davies Alan Simpson, Ray Galton 21 February 1972 (1972-02-21) 13 February 1972
After a disturbing and rude game of Scrabble, Harold and Albert argue over who will write an article for the church's centenary edition of the parish magazine, in front of the vicar (Anthony Sharp).
43 2 "A Star Is Born" John Howard Davies Alan Simpson, Ray Galton 28 February 1972 (1972-02-28) 20 February 1972
Harold joins an amateur dramatic society for their latest play, Guilt: The White Man's Burden. Guest stars Margaret Nolan of Carry On films fame and Trevor Bannister who went on to fame as Mr Lucas in 'Are You Being Served'. (The basic plot of this episode is lifted from one of the 'Classic 39' episodes of The Honeymooners titled "On Stage", in which Ralph Kramden in order to raise money for his lodge (The Racoons) takes part in a play directed by a Mr Faversham, the "polo-ponies" joke is identical.)
44 3 "Oh, What a Beautiful Mourning" John Howard Davies Alan Simpson, Ray Galton 6 March 1972 (1972-03-06) 27 February 1972
Albert's eldest brother, George, has died, and the thought of another Steptoe funeral depresses Harold, but by the end of all the aggro, Harold and Albert agree that the funeral was worth going to.
45 4 "Live Now, P.A.Y.E. Later" John Howard Davies Alan Simpson, Ray Galton 13 March 1972 (1972-03-13) 5 February 1972
Harold discovers that Albert has "forgotten" to inform the tax department that his wife has died and has been cashing her pension. They need to get their story straight before the taxman visits.
46 5 "Loathe Story" John Howard Davies Alan Simpson, Ray Galton 20 March 1972 (1972-03-20) 13 March 1972
After he tries to murder Albert in his sleep, Harold visits a psychiatrist to get to the root of his antagonism towards his father. Joanna Lumley guest stars.
47 6 "Divided We Stand" David Croft Alan Simpson, Ray Galton 27 March 1972 (1972-03-27) 19 March 1972
After Harold and Albert argue over the decorations, Harold builds a Berlin wall through the house to separate himself from Albert, but they end up falling out with each other even through a wall, then disaster strikes putting Harold and Albert in hospital.
48 7 "The Desperate Hours" John Howard Davies Alan Simpson, Ray Galton 3 April 1972 (1972-04-03) 26 March 1972
Harold and Albert struggle to keep warm in the freezing house, until they get some unexpected visitors. Guest starring J. G. Devlin and Leonard Rossiter.

Films (1972–73)[edit]

Title First released Notes
Steptoe and Son April 1972 Harold marries a stripper, Zita, who subsequently leaves him.
Steptoe and Son Ride Again July 1973 Intending on buying a horse, Harold is tricked into buying a greyhound instead. To pay off their debts, Albert fakes his own death to collect on his life insurance.

Christmas special (1973)[edit]

No.
overall
Title Director Written by First broadcast Recorded
49 "The Party" Graeme Muir Alan Simpson, Ray Galton 24 December 1973 (1973-12-24) 3 December 1973
Harold books a Christmas holiday in Majorca, but when it's cancelled, he decides to have a Christmas party instead. Originally transmitted in a 46 minute edit, but also exists as a shorter 42 minute edit as released on DVD.

Series 8 (1974)[edit]

No.
overall
No.
for series
Title Director Written by First broadcast Recorded
50 1 "Back in Fashion" Douglas Argent Alan Simpson, Ray Galton 4 September 1974 (1974-09-04) 31 August 1974
A photographer wishes to use the Steptoes' yard as a set for a fashion shoot.
51 2 "And So to Bed" Douglas Argent Alan Simpson, Ray Galton 11 September 1974 (1974-09-11) 7 September 1974
Planning to bring his new girlfriend home, Harold invests in a waterbed.
52 3 "Porn Yesterday" Douglas Argent Alan Simpson, Ray Galton 18 September 1974 (1974-09-18) 14 September 1974
Harold discovers Albert's "dirty" past.
53 4 "The Seven Steptoerai" Douglas Argent Alan Simpson, Ray Galton 25 September 1974 (1974-09-25) 21 September 1974
Albert gets assistance from the over 65 kung-fu club, when local villain Frankie Barrow (Henry Woolf), starts a protection racket.
54 5 "Upstairs, Downstairs, Upstairs, Downstairs" Douglas Argent Alan Simpson, Ray Galton 3 October 1974 (1974-10-03) 28 September 1974
Albert is suffering (or so he says) from a bad back and is bedridden, so Harold has to take care of him on doctor's orders.
55 6 "Seance in a Wet Rag and Bone Yard" Douglas Argent Alan Simpson, Ray Galton 10 October 1974 (1974-10-10) 5 October 1974
Clairvoyant Madame Fontana (Patricia Routledge) at Albert's request holds a seance at the Steptoes.

Christmas special (1974)[edit]

No.
overall
Title Director Written by First broadcast Recorded
56 "A Perfect Christmas" Douglas Argent Alan Simpson, Ray Galton 26 December 1974 (1974-12-26) 26 October 1974
Final episode. Harold's last attempt to get away abroad for his Christmas Holiday, but he has a cunning plan in mind. Originally transmitted as a 42 minute edit, but also exists as a longer 46 minute edit. (Original Radio Times title: "A Christmas Holiday")

Radio Series[edit]

Between 1966 and 1976 52 episodes of Steptoe and Son were adapted for radio, these were remakes of the TV episodes specifically tailored for a radio audience, (Note:they are not TV soundtrack recordings), Series 1 & 2 were broadcast on The BBC Light Programme in 1966 and 1967. Series 3-6 and a final Christmas Special were broadcast on BBC Radio 2 between 1971 and 1976.

Series 1[edit]

  • 1/ The Offer (3 July 1966)
  • 2/ The Bird (10 July 1966)
  • 3/ 65-Today (17 July 1966)
  • 4/ The Stepmother (24 July 1966)
  • 5/ The Economist (31 July 1966)
  • 6/ Wallah-Wallah Catsmeat (7 August 1966)
  • 7/ The Diploma (14 August 1966)
  • 8/ Steptoe ala Carte (21 August 1966)
  • 9/ The Holiday (28 August 1966)
  • 10 The Bath (4 September 1966)
  • 11 The Lead Man Cometh (11 September 1966)
  • 12 The Musical Evening (18 September 1966)
  • 13 The Bonds That Bind Us (25 September 1966)

Series 2[edit]

  • 1/ The Siege of Steptoe Street (11 June 1967)
  • 2/ Pilgrim's Progress (18 June 1967)
  • 3/ The Wooden Overcoats (25 June 1967)
  • 4/ Sunday For Seven Days (2 July 1967)
  • 5/ The Piano (9 July 1967)
  • 6/ My Old Man's A Tory (16 July 1967)
  • 7/ Homes Fit For Heroes (23 July 1967)
  • 8/ Crossed Swords (30 July 1967)

Series 3[edit]

  • 1/ A Death in the Family (21 March 1971)
  • 2/ Two's Company (28 March 1971)
  • 3/ Tea For Two (4 April 1971)
  • 4/ T.B. Or Not T.B. (11 April 1971)
  • 5/ Without Prejudice (18 April 1971)
  • 6/ Cuckoo in the Nest (25 April 1971)
  • 7/ Steptoe and Son -and Son (2 May 1971)
  • 8/ Robbery With Violence (9 May 1971)

Series 4[edit]

  • 1/ Full House (30 January 1972)
  • 2/ Is That Your Horse Outside? (6 February 1972)
  • 3/ The Lodger (13 February 1972)
  • 4/ A Box in Town (20 February 1972)
  • 5/ The Three Feathers (27 February 1972)
  • 6/ The Colour Problem (5 March 1972)
  • 7/ And Afterwards At... (12 March 1972)
  • 8/ Any Old Iron (19 March 1972)

Series 5[edit]

  • 1/ The Desperate Hours (26 May 1974)
  • 2/ Come Dancing (2 June 1974)
  • 3/ A Star is Born (9 June 1974)
  • 4/ A Winter's Tale (16 June 1974)
  • 5/ Men of Property (23 June 1974)
  • 6/ Men of Letters (30 June 1974)

Series 6[edit]

  • 1/ Loathe Story (8 February 1976)
  • 2/ Oh What A Beautiful Mourning (15 February 1976)
  • 3/ Live Now P.A.Y.E. Later (22 February 1976)
  • 4/ Upstairs Downstairs, Upstairs Downstairs (29 February 1976)
  • 5/ And So To Bed (7 March 1976)
  • 6/ Porn Yesterday (14 March 1976)
  • 7/ The Seven Steptoerai (21 March 1976)
  • 8/ Seance in A Wet Rag and Boneyard (28 March 1976)

Christmas Special[edit]

  • Away For Christmas (25 December 1976) (based on 1974 TV Xmas Special)
  • Series 1 & 2 TV scripts adapted for Radio by Gale Pedrick.
  • Series 3-6 & Christmas Special TV scripts adapted for radio by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson.
  • All radio episodes produced by Bobby Jay.

Programmes made about Steptoe and Son[edit]

When Steptoe Met Son (2002)[edit]

Title First broadcast Notes
When Steptoe Met Son 20 August 2002 Documentary about the personal lives of Harry H. Corbett & Wilfrid Brambell.

The Curse of Steptoe (2008)[edit]

Title First broadcast Notes
The Curse of Steptoe 19 March 2008 Play about the relationship between Wilfrid Brambell and Harry H. Corbett.

Steptoe and son in Murder at Oil Drum Lane (2005)[edit]

Title Notes
Steptoe and Son in Murder at Oil Drum Lane Play that brings the Steptoe saga to an end.

Christmas Night with the Stars[edit]

Christmas Night with the Stars was screened annually on Christmas night when the top stars of the BBC appeared in short versions, typically five to ten minutes; The programme ran from 1958 to 1972 and Steptoe & Son appeared twice in 1962 and 1967.

However the 1962 Christmas segment no longer exists. Only sequences from the 1967 Christmas segment remain and still exist on the original film in the archives.

Title Recorded First broadcast Notes
1962 Untitled Sketch 23 December 1962 25 December 1962 lost
1967 Untitled Sketch 23 December 1967 25 December 1967

References[edit]

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