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Bottom of the Class

Synopsis
Sitcom centred around Timothy Lumsden, a depressed 41-year-old who still lives at home with, and is dominated by, his mother. In this episode Timothy is promoted from prompter to Bottom in the the local dramatic society production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Series
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Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
11 Nov 1982 (Channel: BBC1)
Duration
30 mins

Credits

Director
David Askey
Producer
David Askey
Writer
Ian Davidson; Peter Vincent
Cast
Raymond BoydOberon
Barbara KingdomTitania
Martin GowerPeter Quince
Ronnie CorbettTimothy Lumsden (Nick Bottom)

Additional Details

Production type
Sitcoms/Variety
Plays
Midsummer Night’s Dream, A
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Amateur theatre

Notes

History
Series 3, episode 3.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Archive

Name

BFI National Archive

Web
http://www.bfi.org.uk/archive-collections/searching-access-collections/research-viewing-services External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7255 1444
Fax
020 7436 0165
Address
21 Stephen Street
London
W1T 1LN
Name

BoB

Email
bob@learningonscreen.ac.uk
Web
https://learningonscreen.ac.uk/ondemand External site opens in new window
Phone
020 3743 2345
Address
Learning on Screen - the British Universities and Colleges Film and Video Council
330 Holborn Gate
1st Floor, Suite 120
London
WC1V 7QH
Notes
Formerly a service from BUFVC, British Universities Film & Video Council

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