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Mother's Day Of Rest1960052320180805 (BBC7)Can the cheeky schoolboy manage to help his mother on a very unusual day?

Starring Jimmy Clitheroe. With Peter Sinclair as Grandfather, Patricia Burke as Mother, Diana Day as Susan, Danny Ross.as Alfie Hall and Leonard Williams as Theodore Craythorpe.

With Peter Goodwright and Tony Melody.

Just 4 feet 3 inches tall, the success of comic entertainer Jimmy Clitheroe (1921-1973) sprang from a BBC Variety Playhouse try-out in the late 1950s. His naughty schoolboy act was a smash and he even wore school uniform during recordings! At its peak, ten million fans were tuning into 'The Clitheroe Kid' on the BBC Light Programme.

Every week, the Kid's schemes sparked havoc - with the ever present threat of a good spanking from Grandad. The Clitheroe Kid clocked up 16 series in its run from 1956 to 1972.

Theme music by Alan Roper and played by the BBC Northern Dance Orchestra directed by Alan Ainsworth

Scripted by James Casey and Ronnie Taylor.

Producer: James Casey.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in May 1960.

Can the cheeky schoolboy help his mother on a very unusual day?

Comedy show about the eternal schoolboy from Lancashire, Jimmy Clitheroe.

Nothing But The Truth1960050920180722 (BBC7)Susan bets her schoolboy brother Jimmy five shillings that he can't tell the truth for 24 hours.

Starring Jimmy Clitheroe. With Peter Sinclair as Grandfather, Patricia Burke as Mother, Diana Day as Susan, Danny Ross.as Alfie Hall and Leonard Williams as Theodore Craythorpe,

Just 4 feet 3 inches tall, the success of comic entertainer Jimmy Clitheroe (1921-1973) sprang from a BBC Variety Playhouse try-out in the late 1950s. His naughty schoolboy act was a smash and he even wore school uniform during recordings! At its peak, ten million fans were tuning into 'The Clitheroe Kid' on the BBC Light Programme.

Every week, the Kid's schemes sparked havoc - with the ever present threat of a good spanking from Grandad. The Clitheroe Kid clocked up 16 series in its run from 1956 to 1972.

Theme music by Alan Roper and played by the BBC Northern Dance Orchestra directed by Alan Ainsworth

Scripted by Frank Roscoe.

Producer: James Casey.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in May 1960.

Susan bets her schoolboy brother five shillings that he can't tell the truth for 24 hours.

Comedy show about the eternal schoolboy from Lancashire, Jimmy Clitheroe.

Storm In A Test Tube1960051620180729 (BBC7)Can the cheeky schoolboy find the room to indulge his rather dangerous passion for chemistry?

Starring Jimmy Clitheroe. With Peter Sinclair as Grandfather, Patricia Burke as Mother, Diana Day as Susan, Danny Ross.as Alfie Hall, Leonard Williams as Theodore Craythorpe and Gordon Rollings.

Just 4 feet 3 inches tall, the success of comic entertainer Jimmy Clitheroe (1921-1973) sprang from a BBC Variety Playhouse try-out in the late 1950s. His naughty schoolboy act was a smash and he even wore school uniform during recordings! At its peak, ten million fans were tuning into 'The Clitheroe Kid' on the BBC Light Programme.

Every week, the Kid's schemes sparked havoc - with the ever present threat of a good spanking from Grandad. The Clitheroe Kid clocked up 16 series in its run from 1956 to 1972.

Theme music by Alan Roper and played by the BBC Northern Dance Orchestra directed by Alan Ainsworth

Scripted by James Casey and Ronnie Taylor.

Producer: James Casey.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in May 1960.

Can the cheeky schoolboy find the room to indulge his dangerous passion for chemistry?

Comedy show about the eternal schoolboy from Lancashire, Jimmy Clitheroe.

What A Picnic1960060620180812 (BBC7)A family picnic jeopardises the cheeky schoolboy's standing in The Black Hand Gang.

Starring Jimmy Clitheroe. With Peter Sinclair as Grandfather, Patricia Burke as Mother, Diana Day as Susan and Leonard Williams as Theodore Craythorpe.

With Peter Goodwright, Tony Melody, Karal Gardner and Joan Sharp.

Just 4 feet 3 inches tall, the success of comic entertainer Jimmy Clitheroe (1921-1973) sprang from a BBC Variety Playhouse try-out in the late 1950s. His naughty schoolboy act was a smash and he even wore school uniform during recordings! At its peak, ten million fans were tuning into 'The Clitheroe Kid' on the BBC Light Programme.

Every week, the Kid's schemes sparked havoc - with the ever present threat of a good spanking from Grandad. The Clitheroe Kid clocked up 16 series in its run from 1956 to 1972.

Theme music by Alan Roper and played by the BBC Northern Dance Orchestra directed by Alan Ainsworth

Scripted by Frank Roscoe.

Producer: James Casey.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in June 1960.

A family picnic jeopardises the kid's standing in the Black Hand Gang.

Comedy show about the eternal schoolboy from Lancashire, Jimmy Clitheroe.

09Just The Ticket1962122420191222 (BBC7)It’s pantomime time! Oh yes it is! But will the cheeky schoolboy manage to see Cinderella?

The Kid Himself.... Jimmy Clitheroe
Grandfather.... Peter Sinclair
Mother.... Patricia Burke
Susan.... Diana Day
Alfie.... Danny Ross
Laundry Man.... Deryck Guyler
Laundry Woman.... Betty Alberge

Just 4 feet 3 inches tall, the success of comic entertainer Jimmy Clitheroe (1921-1973) sprang from a BBC Variety Playhouse try-out in the late 1950s. His naughty schoolboy act was a smash and he even wore school uniform during recordings! At its peak, ten million fans were tuning into 'The Clitheroe Kid' on the BBC Light Programme.

Every week, the Kid's schemes sparked havoc - with the ever present threat of a good spanking from Grandad. The Clitheroe Kid clocked up 16 series in its run from 1956 to 1972.

Theme music by Alan Roper and played by the BBC Northern Dance Orchestra directed by Alan Ainsworth

Scripted by James Casey and Frank Roscoe.

Producer: James Casey.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in December 1962.

Jimmy is thrilled at the prospect of seeing Cinderella but tickets are in great demand.

Comedy show about the eternal schoolboy from Lancashire, Jimmy Clitheroe.

0203Mind My Bike1959120120160410 (BBC7)With his cycle clapped out, the cheeky schoolboy tries to win cash to buy a new one.

Comedy show about the eternal schoolboy from Lancashire, Jimmy Clitheroe.

0204I Shot An Arrow In The Air1959011920160417 (BBC7)The cheeky schoolboy has been given a new present, but can he handle it wisely?

Comedy show about the eternal schoolboy from Lancashire, Jimmy Clitheroe.

0205Cupid And The Black Hand Gang20160424Can the cheeky schoolboy find somewhere for his infamous gang to meet?

Comedy show about the eternal schoolboy from Lancashire, Jimmy Clitheroe.

0207Girl Trouble1959022320160501 (BBC7)The Kid is ribbed by his pals when he has to escort new neighbour Shirley to school.

Comedy show about the eternal schoolboy from Lancashire, Jimmy Clitheroe.

0209Trouble With Higginbottom20160508When disaster strikes for schoolboy Jimmy, he desperately needs to raise some cash.

Comedy show about the eternal schoolboy from Lancashire, Jimmy Clitheroe.

0301Tale Of A Cat1960040420160515 (BBC7)Can the cheeky schoolboy dream up a way to keep an unexpected feline visitor?

Comedy show about the eternal schoolboy from Lancashire, Jimmy Clitheroe.

0302All At Sea1960042520180715 (BBC7)Schoolboy Jimmy and his best pal Ozzie take desperate measures to escape homework woes.

Starring Jimmy Clitheroe. With Peter Sinclair as Grandfather, Patricia Burke as Mother, Diana Day as Susan and Leonard Williams as Theodore Craythorpe,

With Peter Goodwright, Rosalie Williams and Gordon Rollings.

Just 4 feet 3 inches tall, the success of comic entertainer Jimmy Clitheroe (1921-1973) sprang from a BBC Variety Playhouse try-out in the late 1950s. His naughty schoolboy act was a smash and he even wore school uniform during recordings! At its peak, ten million fans were tuning into ‘The Clitheroe Kid' on the BBC Light Programme.

Every week, the Kid’s schemes sparked havoc – with the ever present threat of a good spanking from Grandad. The Clitheroe Kid clocked up 16 series in its run from 1956 to 1972.

Theme music by Alan Roper and played by the BBC Northern Dance Orchestra directed by Alan Ainsworth

Scripted and produced by James Casey.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in April 1960.

Comedy show about the eternal schoolboy from Lancashire, Jimmy Clitheroe.

0310Clitheroe's Merry Go Round1960041120180708 (BBC7)Schoolboy Jimmy is determined to go to the fair, no matter what mayhem he sparks!

Starring Jimmy Clitheroe. With Peter Sinclair as Grandfather, Patricia Burke as Mother, Diana Day as Susan and Leonard Williams as Theodore Craythorpe,

With Tony Melody, Brian Trueman, Bettye Alberge and Alan Rothwell.

Just 4 feet 3 inches tall, the success of comic entertainer Jimmy Clitheroe (1921-1973) sprang from a BBC Variety Playhouse try-out in the late 1950s. His naughty schoolboy act was a smash and he even wore school uniform during recordings! At its peak, ten million fans were tuning into 'The Clitheroe Kid' on the BBC Light Programme.

Every week, the Kid's schemes sparked havoc - with the ever present threat of a good spanking from Grandad. The Clitheroe Kid clocked up 16 series in its run from 1956 to 1972.

Scripted by James Casey and Frank Roscoe.

Theme music by Alan Roper and played by the BBC Northern Dance Orchestra directed by Alan Ainsworth

Producer: James Casey

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in April 1960.

Schoolboy Jimmy is determined to go to the fair, no matter what mayhem he sparks.

Comedy show about the eternal schoolboy from Lancashire, Jimmy Clitheroe.

0402How Now Brown Cow1961022720190609 (BBC7)Schoolboy Jimmy Clitheroe takes elocution lessons to try and win a drama prize.

Just 4 feet 3 inches tall, the success of comic entertainer Jimmy Clitheroe (1921-1973) sprang from a BBC Variety Playhouse try-out in the late 1950s. His naughty schoolboy act was a smash and he even wore school uniform during recordings! At its peak, ten million fans were tuning into 'The Clitheroe Kid' on the BBC Light Programme.

Living with his mother, sister and grandfather in a northern England town - the Kid's schemes spark havoc, with the ever present threat of a good spanking from Grandad! The Clitheroe Kid clocked up 16 series in its run from 1956 to 1972.

Jimmy Clitheroe …. The Kid Himself
Patricia Burke …. Mother
Diana Day …. Susan
Danny Ross …. Alfie
Leonard Williams …. Theodore Craythorpe
Rosalie Williams …. Mrs ‘Beaky’ Billington

Theme music by Alan Roper and played by the BBC Northern Dance Orchestra directed by Alan Ainsworth.

Written by James Casey and Frank Roscoe.

Producer: James Casey.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in February 1961.

The Kid takes elocution lessons in order to win a drama prize.

Comedy show about the eternal schoolboy from Lancashire, Jimmy Clitheroe.

Comedy show about the eternal schoolboy from Lancashire, Jimmy Clitheroe.

0404The Trouble With Neighbours1961031320190616 (BBC7)Schoolboy Jimmy must think fast when a new neighbour falls out with his Grandfather.

Just 4 feet 3 inches tall, the success of comic entertainer Jimmy Clitheroe (1921-1973) sprang from a BBC Variety Playhouse try-out in the late 1950s. His naughty schoolboy act was a smash and he even wore school uniform during recordings! At its peak, ten million fans were tuning into 'The Clitheroe Kid' on the BBC Light Programme.

Living with his mother, sister and grandfather in a northern England town - the Kid's schemes spark havoc, with the ever present threat of a good spanking from Grandad! The Clitheroe Kid clocked up 16 series in its run from 1956 to 1972.

Jimmy Clitheroe …. The Kid Himself
Patricia Burke …. Mother
Peter Sinclair …. Grandfather
Diana Day …. Susan
Danny Ross …. Alfie
Leonard Williams …. Theodore Craythorpe/Harry Whittle

Theme music by Alan Roper and played by the BBC Northern Dance Orchestra directed by Alan Ainsworth.

Written by James Casey and Frank Roscoe.

Producer: James Casey.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in March 1961.

The Kid has think fast when a new neighbour falls out with Grandfather.

Comedy show about the eternal schoolboy from Lancashire, Jimmy Clitheroe.

Comedy show about the eternal schoolboy from Lancashire, Jimmy Clitheroe.

0408The Not-so-welcome Guest1961041020190623 (BBC7)Schoolboy Jimmy Clitheroe plots to drive Theodore into the arms of an amorous widow.

Just 4 feet 3 inches tall, the success of comic entertainer Jimmy Clitheroe (1921-1973) sprang from a BBC Variety Playhouse try-out in the late 1950s. His naughty schoolboy act was a smash and he even wore school uniform during recordings! At its peak, ten million fans were tuning into 'The Clitheroe Kid' on the BBC Light Programme.

Living with his mother, sister and grandfather in a northern England town - the Kid's schemes spark havoc, with the ever present threat of a good spanking from Grandad! The Clitheroe Kid clocked up 16 series in its run from 1956 to 1972.

Jimmy Clitheroe …. The Kid Himself
Patricia Burke …. Mother
Peter Sinclair …. Grandfather
Diana Day …. Susan
Danny Ross …. Alfie
Leonard Williams …. Theodore Craythorpe/Harry Whittle
Betty Alberge …. Mrs Eccles

Theme music by Alan Roper and played by the BBC Northern Dance Orchestra directed by Alan Ainsworth.

Written by James Casey and Frank Roscoe.

Producer: James Casey.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in March 1961.

The Kid plots to drive Theodore into the arms of an amorous widow.

Comedy show about the eternal schoolboy from Lancashire, Jimmy Clitheroe.

Comedy show about the eternal schoolboy from Lancashire, Jimmy Clitheroe.

0411Animal Crackers1961050120190630 (BBC7)Schoolboy Jimmy Clitheroe creates a money-making menagerie.

Just 4 feet 3 inches tall, the success of comic entertainer Jimmy Clitheroe (1921-1973) sprang from a BBC Variety Playhouse try-out in the late 1950s. His naughty schoolboy act was a smash and he even wore school uniform during recordings! At its peak, ten million fans were tuning into 'The Clitheroe Kid' on the BBC Light Programme.

Living with his mother, sister and grandfather in a northern England town - the Kid's schemes spark havoc, with the ever present threat of a good spanking from Grandad! The Clitheroe Kid clocked up 16 series in its run from 1956 to 1972.

Jimmy Clitheroe …. The Kid Himself
Patricia Burke …. Mother
Peter Sinclair …. Grandfather
Diana Day …. Susan
Danny Ross …. Alfie
Leonard Williams …. Theodore Craythorpe/Harry Whittle
Tony Melody …. Mr Higginbottom
Graham Rigby …. Mr Bottomley
Herbert Smith …. The Animals

Theme music by Alan Roper and played by the BBC Northern Dance Orchestra directed by Alan Ainsworth.

Written by James Casey and Frank Roscoe.

Producer: James Casey.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in May 1961.

Schoolboy Jimmy Clitheroecreates a money-making menagerie.

Comedy show about the eternal schoolboy from Lancashire, Jimmy Clitheroe.

Comedy show about the eternal schoolboy from Lancashire, Jimmy Clitheroe.

0412I'm In Trouble - Again1961050820190707 (BBC7)Schoolboy Jimmy Clitheroe is on a mission to get to a wrestling match at the Town Hall and flattery is getting him nowhere.

Just 4 feet 3 inches tall, the success of comic entertainer Jimmy Clitheroe (1921-1973) sprang from a BBC Variety Playhouse try-out in the late 1950s.

His naughty schoolboy act was a smash and he even wore school uniform during recordings. At its peak, ten million fans tuned into The Clitheroe Kid on the BBC Light Programme. And it clocked up 16 series between 1956 and 1972.

Living with his mother, sister and grandfather in a northern England town - the Kid's schemes spark havoc, with the ever present threat of a good spanking from Grandad.

Jimmy Clitheroe …. The Kid himself
Patricia Burke …. Mother
Peter Sinclair …. Grandfather
Diana Day …. Susan
Danny Ross …. Alfie
Leonard Williams …. Theodore Craythorpe/Harry Whittle

Theme music by Alan Roper and played by the BBC Northern Dance Orchestra directed by Alan Ainsworth.

Written by James Casey and Frank Roscoe.

Producer: James Casey.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in May 1961.

Schoolboy Jimmy is on a mission to get to a wrestling match.

Comedy show about the eternal schoolboy from Lancashire, Jimmy Clitheroe.

Schoolboy Jimmy Clitheroe is on a mission to get to a wrestling match at the Town Hall and flattery is getting him nowhere.

Just 4 feet 3 inches tall, the success of comic entertainer Jimmy Clitheroe (1921-1973) sprang from a BBC Variety Playhouse try-out in the late 1950s.

Jimmy Clitheroe …. The Kid himself
Patricia Burke …. Mother
Peter Sinclair …. Grandfather
Diana Day …. Susan
Danny Ross …. Alfie
Leonard Williams …. Theodore Craythorpe/Harry Whittle

Comedy show about the eternal schoolboy from Lancashire, Jimmy Clitheroe.

Comedy show about the eternal schoolboy from Lancashire, Jimmy Clitheroe.

0413Fishing In Troubled Waters1961051520190714 (BBC7)Grandad wants to win an angling contest, but schoolboy Jimmy fancies a trip to seaside.

Just 4 feet 3 inches tall, the success of comic entertainer Jimmy Clitheroe (1921-1973) sprang from a BBC Variety Playhouse try-out in the late 1950s. His naughty schoolboy act was a smash and he even wore school uniform during recordings! At its peak, ten million fans were tuning into 'The Clitheroe Kid' on the BBC Light Programme.

Living with his mother, sister and grandfather in a northern England town - the Kid's schemes spark havoc, with the ever present threat of a good spanking from Grandad! The Clitheroe Kid clocked up 16 series in its run from 1956 to 1972.

Jimmy Clitheroe …. The Kid Himself
Patricia Burke …. Mother
Peter Sinclair …. Grandfather
Diana Day …. Susan
Danny Ross …. Alfie
Leonard Williams …. Theodore Craythorpe/Harry Whittle
Tony Melody …. Mr Higginbottom

Theme music by Alan Roper and played by the BBC Northern Dance Orchestra directed by Alan Ainsworth.

Written by Frank Roscoe.

Producer: James Casey

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in May 1961.

Grandad heads for the river while schoolboy Jimmy tries to get to the seaside.

Comedy show about the eternal schoolboy from Lancashire, Jimmy Clitheroe.

Just 4 feet 3 inches tall, the success of comic entertainer Jimmy Clitheroe (1921-1973) sprang from a BBC Variety Playhouse try-out in the late 1950s. His naughty schoolboy act was a smash and he even wore school uniform during recordings! At its peak, ten million fans were tuning into 'The Clitheroe Kid' on the BBC Light Programme.

Jimmy Clitheroe …. The Kid Himself
Patricia Burke …. Mother
Peter Sinclair …. Grandfather
Diana Day …. Susan
Danny Ross …. Alfie
Leonard Williams …. Theodore Craythorpe/Harry Whittle
Tony Melody …. Mr Higginbottom

Comedy show about the eternal schoolboy from Lancashire, Jimmy Clitheroe.

Comedy show about the eternal schoolboy from Lancashire, Jimmy Clitheroe.

0702One Hundred Not Out1964020220170827 (BBC7)Cheeky schoolboy Jimmy Clitheroe looks back over his past misdemeanours in the 100th episode.

Just 4 feet 3 inches tall, the success of comic entertainer Jimmy Clitheroe (1921-1973) sprang from a BBC Variety Playhouse try-out in the late 1950s. His naughty schoolboy act was a smash and he even wore school uniform during recordings! At its peak, ten million fans were tuning into 'The Clitheroe Kid'. Every week, the Kid's schemes sparked havoc - with the ever present threat of a good spanking from Grandad. The Clitheroe Kid clocked up 16 series in its run from 1956 to 1972.

With Peter Sinclair as Grandfather, Patricia Burke as Mother, Danny Ross as Alfie, Diana Day as Susan, Deryck Guyler as Mr Holroyd and Tony Melody as Mr Higginbottom.

Scripted by James Casey and Frank Roscoe.
Pianist: Harry Hayward
Producer: James Casey

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in February 1964.

The cheeky schoolboy looks back over his past misdemeanours in the 100th episode.

Comedy show about the eternal schoolboy from Lancashire, Jimmy Clitheroe.