Speaker John Bercow and wife Sally. This page was last edited on 12 March , at The trio decide to visit a local Stately Home with Compo's nephew, Chip, and his family.
Wesley's new toy gives Barry a chance to prove his usefulness in overalls. Compo wonders why blood rushes to your head when you're upside down. Foggy invents a new form of transport Truly investigates the curious case of 'The Phantom Number 14 Bus' which disappeared between stops. Following my own visit to the country, I wrote a report for the then. Eva, an old acquaintance of Alvin's makes an appearance, and proves to be just the woman to make Howard's life more complicated.
Smiler injures his foot while selling door to door for Auntie Wainwright. Compo, Clegg, and Blamire go around town, discussing life and death, watching their fellow townspeople with their problems in the process. Howard says he has stoneworm in his cellar, so the trio try to convince everyone that stoneworm are real. Compo, Clegg, Foggy, and Howard take part in sponsored football dribble for charity. There's a big fete at Dream Acres, But why is a tramp so interested in one of the donkeys?
Pearl throws Howard out of the house, but when he goes to Clegg's for sympathy it falls on deaf ears. The first three episodes of series 1 were edited together on the DVD in what appeared to be a straight transfer from the video release in the s. Howard discovers there are better ways than the mobile phone to contact 'certain acquaintances', and quite openly, too - morris dancing bells.
Truly hears an old girlfriend of his is coming back to town, and he tries to meet her dressed as he was the last time they saw each other. Compo wants to impress Nora by taking up hanggliding, so the trio ask Wally to build a hangglider for them. Over the years there has been a number of edits on DVD releases in all regions with region 1 having certain music edits on the DVD releases. Last of the Summer Wine series 7.
Last of the Summer Wine series 3. Howard recruits Truly and Clegg to hide his latest gift for Marina until he can give it to her. Watching John in action could sometimes be stomach-turning. Compo is trying to earn some money to buy Nora a Christmas present.
Glenda doesn't let him play indoors, so he has to find a spot outside to practise. Truly heads a search for a manager Clegg worked under in his youth, finding that even the tyrannous can harbour virtue. Howard discovers there are better ways than the mobile phone to contact 'certain acquaintances', and quite openly, too - morris dancing bells. Barry wins a contest and receives more prize than Glenda can handle.
At closed meetings of South London Conservatives, John rose to his feet and was masterful at pleasing his audience. The trio decide to look up some old school friends, to try and recapture the spirit of Christmas from the past. Preparations for the Christmas concert are in full swing, but some of the assembled acts lack confidence.
Compo is depressed following Blamire's departure. Nora Batty finds herself the target of a notorious womaniser after she garners his attention with her baked goods. After Clegg breaks his leg attempting a steep hill, the Yorkshire countryside becomes a test track for Truly's experimental studded bicycle tyres. While trying to get himself fit for Christmas, Howard ends up with a broken leg and can't leave the house. He gave every sign of being just as uncomfortable in the company of women as he was with the few brave men who were openly gay. The lads help Smiler find a new place to live.
Foggy is visiting a lady friend in Wales, but what will happen when Compo and Clegg intrude? Compo tries to find one of his old girlfriends, Audrey Duffield but after hearing she moved to Canada, he decides to stay with Nora Batty. There's a big fete at Dream Acres, But why is a tramp so interested in one of the donkeys?
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The best form of modernity is that which comes from the heart. Last of the Summer Wine series The pilot episode aired as an episode of Comedy Playhouse on 4 January and the first full series of episodes premiered on 12 November the very same year. Ludovic has bought a tatty old van, but is too drunk to drive it. Back to top Home News U. The trio visit Auntie Wainwright, to rent a bouncy castle for the Christmas parade.
Howard persuades a reluctant Clegg to buy a pair of ladies' stockings for Marina. He was robustly in support of the apartheid regime in South Africa. He's found an old racing car, and wants the lads to help him get it home.
He gave every sign of being just as uncomfortable in the company of women as he was with the few brave men who were openly gay. Barry's fitness-mad neighbour annoyingly outshines him in all things physical. Just as PCs Cooper and Walsh master the art of fighting crime from the rear, Barry spoils it all by taking a retired vicar out for the day.
I persisted and he went into a rage. Howard falls into a depression after Clegg devilishly convinces him that he's an orphan. Foggy hits upon a money making idea - Selling junk food to people from the local health club.
Compo finds out that Nora Batty is getting post cards sent from the Canary Islands. Foggy decides to start up a rescue service, and Wally is a perfect customer. After Clegg has several extremely embarrassing accidents on his bicycle, he decides to have it repaired. When the local ladies start to gain some interest for a man named Walter Ridley, it's up for the trio to try to find out why. A stranger is planning to float to Ilkley using an inflatable swan and it's up to Entwistle to ensure the man completes his journey.