Galton and Simpson

Galton And Simpson

Ray Galton OBE (born 17 July 1930), and Alan Simpson OBE (born 27 November 1929), are British scriptwriters who met in 1948 at a tuberculosis sanatorium, the Surrey county sanatorium near Godalming, on which the sitcom Get Well Soon was based. They are best known for their work with comedian Tony Hancock on radio and television between 1954 and 1961, and their long-running television situation comedy, Steptoe and Son, eight series of which were aired between 1962 and 1974.

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... novel Clochemerle (1934) was adapted by Galton and Simpson as a BBC/West German co-production in 1972 ... former Hancock and Steptoe producer now at Yorkshire Television, commissioned The Galton Simpson Playhouse, a seven-part series broadcast in 1977, featuring leading actors of the ... Simpson formally retired from scriptwriting in 1978, concentrating on his business interests, and Galton collaborated in several projects with Johnny Speight ...

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