The Adventures of Aggie
|The Adventures of Aggie|
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|No. of episodes||26|
|Running time||30 minutes|
|Original run||17 September 1956 – 18 March 1957|
The Adventures of Aggie was a black-and-white sitcom starring Joan Shawlee that was made by ME Films and broadcast on ITV. It lasted for one series of twenty-six episodes. Also being aimed at the American market, it was broadcast in the US from December 1957 under the name Aggie. It was written by Martin Stern and Ernest Borneman.
- Joan Shawlee - Aasgard Agnette Anderson
Aggie Anderson was an American working in London as a fashion buyer for an international company. Her job required her to travel often, and when abroad she often got into various troubles and accidents. These situations were often dangerous, and would involve spies and criminals.
Many of those who appeared as guest stars in episodes would later achieve fame and success. These include Patrick Allen, Dick Emery, Gordon Jackson, Christopher Lee, Patrick McGoohan, John Schlesinger and Anthony Valentine.
- Mark Lewisohn, "Radio Times Guide to TV Comedy", BBC Worldwide Ltd, 2003
- The British Sitcom Guide for The Adventures of Aggie