The Adventures of Aggie

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The Adventures of Aggie
Genre Sitcom
Directed by John Guillermin
Henry Kaplan
Starring Joan Shawlee
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of episodes 26
Producer(s) Michael Sadlier
Running time 30 minutes
Original network ITV
Original release 17 September 1956 – 18 March 1957

The Adventures of Aggie is a black-and-white sitcom starring Joan Shawlee that was made by ME Films and broadcast on ITV.[1][2]

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.

Three episodes of the television show were released as a TV movie entitled Born for Trouble.



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.

Guest Cast[edit]

Many of the actors who made guest appearances in episodes would later gain a higher profile, these include Patrick Allen, Stephen Boyd, Dick Emery, Edward Mulhare, Christopher Lee, Patrick McGoohan, John Schlesinger and Anthony Valentine.


  1. ^ Mark Lewisohn, "Radio Times Guide to TV Comedy", BBC Worldwide Ltd, 2003
  2. ^ The British Sitcom Guide for The Adventures of Aggie,

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