Steptoe and Son (1962)

12 Comedy 30m
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Steptoe and Son is a British sitcom written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson about a father and son played by Wilfred Brambell and Harry H. Corbett who deal in selling used items. They live on Oil Drum Lane, a fictional street in Shepherd's Bush, London. Four series were broadcast by the BBC from 1962 to 1965, followed by a second run from 1970 to 1974. Its theme tune, "Old Ned", was composed by Ron Grainer. The series was voted 15th in a 2004 BBC poll to find Britain's Best Sitcom. It was remade in the US as Sanford and Son, in Sweden as Albert & Herbert and in the Netherlands as Stiefbeen en zoon. In 1972 a movie adaptation of the series, Steptoe and Son, was released in cinemas, with a second Steptoe and Son Ride Again in 1973.

  1. Ray Galton


  2. Alan Simpson


Series Cast

  1. Harry H. Corbett

    Harry H. Corbett

    Harold Steptoe

    55 Episodes

  2. Wilfrid Brambell

    Wilfrid Brambell

    Albert Steptoe

    55 Episodes

  3. Leonard Rossiter

    Leonard Rossiter

    Johnny Spooner, Welsh Hughie

    2 Episodes

  4. J.G. Devlin

    J.G. Devlin

    Frank Ferris

    1 Episode

  5. Joanna Lumley

    Joanna Lumley


    1 Episode

  6. Trevor Bannister

    Trevor Bannister

    Rupert Ffaines - Muir

    1 Episode

  7. Margaret Nolan

    Margaret Nolan

    Nemone Wagstaff

    1 Episode

  8. Anthony Sharp

    Anthony Sharp

    The Vicar

    1 Episode

Full Cast & Crew

Last Season

Steptoe and Son

Season 8

1974 | 6 Episodes

Season 8 of Steptoe and Son premiered on September 4, 1974.

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Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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