Steptoe and Son STEPTOE AND SON


Programme: Steptoe and Son
Written by: Ray Galton, Alan Simpson
Synopsis: Albert Steptoe and his son Harold run a 'rag and bone' business. Harold wants to move up in the world and leave home, but his plans are constantly thwarted by his cunning old and cantankerous father.
BCG Review: Steptoe and Son is a real television classic. The fact that the two lead actors hated each other in real life as well as on screen means you couldn't get a more realistic portrayal of the relationship between the disgusting old widower father and his unmarried son. Great stuff.
Notes: American sitcom "Sandford and Son" was based on this show.

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