The Benny Hill Show (1969–1989)
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Show 9 

Benny starts off the program with "The Egg Marketing Board Tango," then takes part in a "French for Starters" language lesson; a messenger in 17th-century England is sent on a dangerous ... See full summary »

Director:

John Robins

Writer:

Benny Hill

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Benny Hill ... Himself / Various
Nicholas Parsons ... Himself / Announcer / Various Roles
Andree Melly ... Herself - Interviewer
Bob Todd ... Himself / Various Roles
Johnny Greenland Johnny Greenland ... Various Roles
The Ladybirds The Ladybirds ... Themselves / Vocal Backing
Bettine Le Beau Bettine Le Beau ... Various Roles
Jenny Lee Wright Jenny Lee Wright ... Herself / Various Roles
Jackie Wright Jackie Wright ... Himself / Various Roles
Lesley Goldie Lesley Goldie ... Herself / Various Roles
Kay Frazer Kay Frazer ... Various Roles
Sue Bond Sue Bond ... Various Roles
Connie Georges Connie Georges ... Various Roles
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Storyline

Benny starts off the program with "The Egg Marketing Board Tango," then takes part in a "French for Starters" language lesson; a messenger in 17th-century England is sent on a dangerous mission; Mervyn Cruddy is interviewed on "The Grass Is Greener"; two people in a supermarket perform a ballet; The Ladybirds perform "(They Long To Be) Close to You"; a "Cinema: The Vintage Years" screening of an old movie, "Passengers of Love" starring Ray Hilland and Loretta Bung; Bettine Le Beau introduces a series of foreign TV bloopers from Spain, France and Germany; a puppet show with political figures of the day (Edward Heath, Harold Wilson and Enoch Powell); and Chow Mein serves an Indian in a Chinese restaurant. Written by W.B.

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Comedy

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Release Date:

24 March 1971 (UK) See more »

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Trivia

This was the highest-rated of all Benny Hill's shows for Thames Television, seen by 21.63 million viewers on its original airing. See more »

Connections

Spoofs Bonanza (1959) See more »

Soundtracks

Court Entrance
(uncredited)
Music by Paul Lewis
De Wolfe Music Ltd
[Plays in "The Messenger"]
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