Up The Pole

Episodes

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From 01/11/194820141224 (BBC7)
20170409 (BBC7)

Jimmy Jewel and Ben Warriss settle into a new flat over a disused fire station.

Dopey Jimmy Jewel and fast-talking Ben Warriss settle into their new flat over a disused fire station. Desperate Jimmy's in love and needs cash fast...

The sole surviving episode from 4 series of 'Up The Pole' which ran from 1947 - 1952. In the first series, the duo ran an Arctic trading post. First cousins, Jewel and Warriss found great success on stage, film, radio and TV in the post-war years.

With Claude Dampier, Jon Pertwee, Betty Paul and Roger Snowdon.

Music by the Five Smith Brothers and the Dance Orchestra - conducted by Stanley Black

Scripted by Ronnie Hanbury.

Producer: George Inns

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in November 1948.

Popular double act Jimmy Jewel and Ben Warriss settle into a new flat over a disused fire station. With Jon Pertwee. From November 1948.