Sixpenny Corner

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Sixpenny Corner was the UK's first daily TV soap, broadcast by ITV from September 1955 until June 1956. The programme was created by Jonquil Antony and Hazel Adair; the latter later co-created Crossroads.[1] The 15-minute episodes centred on a recently married young couple, Bill and Sally Norton, played by Howard Pays and Patricia Dainton. The setting was the fictional rural town of Springwood, where Bill ran a small garage business at Sixpenny Corner.[2]

All of the 181 episodes are lost.[3]


  1. ^ "Hazel Adair, scriptwriter - obituary". Daily Telegraph. 26 November 2015. Retrieved 27 November 2015.
  2. ^ "Sixpenny Corner (1955)", Television Heaven, retrieved 9 February 2013
  3. ^ "Missing or incomplete episodes for programme Sixpenny Corner". Kaleidoscope. Retrieved 27 November 2015.