Now Streaming on BritBox

Now Streaming

Watch Now

Ripping Yarns (1976)

15 Comedy 45m

Overview

Ripping Yarns is a British television comedy series. It was written by Michael Palin and Terry Jones of Monty Python fame. It was transmitted on BBC 2. Following an initial pilot episode in January 1976, it ran for two subsequent series of five and three episodes in October 1977 and October 1979 respectively. Each episode had a different setting and characters, each looking at a different aspect of British culture and parodying pre-World War II literature aimed at schoolboys.

  1. Michael Palin

    Creator

  2. Terry Jones

    Creator

Series Cast

  1. Michael Palin

    Michael Palin

    9 Episodes

  2. David Griffin

    David Griffin

    Cpt. Meredith

    2 Episodes

  3. Anita Carey

    1 Episode

  4. Ian Ogilvy

    Ian Ogilvy

    1 Episode

  5. Candace Glendenning

    Candace Glendenning

    1 Episode

  6. John Phillips

    John Phillips

    1 Episode

  7. Roland MacLeod

    Roland MacLeod

    1 Episode

  8. Gwen Watford

    Gwen Watford

    1 Episode

  9. Kenneth Colley

    Kenneth Colley

    1 Episode

  10. View More

Full Cast & Crew

Last Season

Ripping Yarns

Season 2

1979 | 3 Episodes

Season 2 of Ripping Yarns premiered on October 10, 1979.

View All Seasons

Ripping Yarns
Ripping Yarns

Facts

Status Ended

Network

  • See more TV shows from BBC One...

Type Scripted

Original Language English

Keywords

Content Score

71

Just a little bit more...

Top Contributors

Popularity Trend

Login to report an issue

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.

Can't find a movie or TV show? Login to create it.

Global

s focus the search bar
p open profile menu
esc close an open window
? open keyboard shortcut window

On media pages

b go back (or to parent when applicable)
e go to edit page

On TV season pages

(right arrow) go to next season
(left arrow) go to previous season

On TV episode pages

(right arrow) go to next episode
(left arrow) go to previous episode

On all image pages

a open add image window

On all edit pages

t open translation selector
ctrl+ s submit form

On discussion pages

n create new discussion
w toggle watching status
p toggle public/private
c toggle close/open
a open activity
r reply to discussion
l go to last reply
ctrl+ enter submit your message
(right arrow) next page
(left arrow) previous page

Want to rate or add this item to a list?

Login