Are Steptoe and Son still alive?

Are Steptoe and Son still alive?

Corbett in the long-running BBC television sitcom Steptoe and Son (1962–65, 1970–74)….

Wilfrid Brambell
Born Henry Wilfrid Brambell22 March 1912 Dublin, Ireland
Died 18 January 1985 (aged 72) London, England
Occupation Actor
Years active 1930–1985

How old is Steptoe and Son?

Steptoe and Son is a British sitcom created by comedy writers Ray Galton and Alan Simpson, originally broadcast over four series between 1962 and 1965, and again for a further three series and two Christmas specials between 1970 and 1974. Two films followed the series; Steptoe and Son and Steptoe and Son Ride Again.

What was Steptoe and Son’s horse called?

Hercules the horse
Image: Harry H. Corbett as Harold, Hercules the horse and Wilfrid Brambell as Albert. The first series of Steptoe and Son began on 7 June 1962, with a repeat of the pilot.

When was Steptoe and Son made?

January 4, 1962
Steptoe and Son/First episode date

Where did Wilfred Brambell live?

Wilfrid Brambell/Places lived

What was Steptoe’s name?

Characters. The two main characters in the show are Albert Steptoe (Wilfrid Brambell) and Harold Steptoe (Harry H. Corbett).

Is Harry H Corbett related to Ronnie Corbett?

There are well known Corbetts, Harry H Corbett, the actor (Harold Steptoe), Harry Corbett and his son Matthew, who created and co starred with Sooty the puppet and also Ronnie Corbett the comedian. My family of Corbett’s however, has humbler origins but fascinating all the same. …

How old was Harry H Corbett in Steptoe and Son?

57 years (1925–1982)
Harry H. Corbett/Age at death

Who is Harry Corbett son?

Jonathan Corbett
Harry H. Corbett/Sons

How old was Ronnie Corbett when he died?

85 years (1930–2016)
Ronnie Corbett/Age at death

On 31 March 2016, Corbett died at the age of 85, at Shirley Oaks Hospital in Shirley, London, surrounded by his family. He had been diagnosed with motor neurone disease in March 2015. John Cleese said that Corbett had “the best timing” he had ever watched.

What is Steptoe and Sons about?

British sitcom about a father and son rag-and-bone business in London. The intergenerational divide between the miserly Steptoe and his ambitious son results in comedy, drama and tragedy.

Where do Steptoe and son live in London?

Steptoe and Son. Steptoe and Son is a British sitcom written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson about a father-and-son rag-and-bone business. They live at Oil Drum Lane, a fictional street in Shepherd’s Bush, London.

Who are Albert Steptoe and his son Harold?

Albert Steptoe and his son Harold are junk dealers, complete with horse and cart to tour the neighbourhood. They also live amicably together at the junk yard.

What is the name of Steptoe and son’s horse?

The series had no standard set of opening titles but the opening sequences would often feature the Steptoes’ horse, Hercules. “Steptoe and Son” is the Steptoes’ trading name, but as established in the first episode, the “Son” is not Harold as initially believed, but Albert.

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