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Up the Elephant and Round the Castle was an ITV sitcom which aired from 1983 to 1985, starring comedian Jim Davidson, who played the role of Jim London. The show spawned a sequel, Home James, which was also made by Thames Television. Home James ran from 1987 to 1990. "Up the Elephant and Round the Castle" also gave early exposure to Anita Dobson. The show was made for the ITV network by Thames Television.

Series Cast

  1. Anita Dobson as

    Anita Dobson

    22 Episodes

  2. Sue Nicholls as

    Sue Nicholls

    22 Episodes

  3. John Bardon as

    John Bardon

    22 Episodes

  4. Jim Davidson as

    Jim Davidson

    22 Episodes

  5. Brian Hall as

    Brian Hall

    22 Episodes

  6. Rosalind Knight as

    Rosalind Knight

    22 Episodes

  7. Brian Capron as

    Brian Capron

    22 Episodes

  8. Nicholas Day as

    Nicholas Day

    22 Episodes

  9. Roger Sloman as

    Roger Sloman

    22 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 3

1985 • 8 Episodes

Season 3 of Up the Elephant and Round the Castle premiered on September 12, 1985.

The Pied Piper Of Hamlet

(3x8, November 7, 1985) Season Finale

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Up the Elephant and Round the Castle


Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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