Nearest and Dearest (1968–1973)

TV Series   |    |  Comedy

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On the death of their father Joshua, siblings Eli and Nellie Pledge inherit the family business, Pledge's Purer Pickles, at Colne, Lancashire, in the north of England. Their faithful ... See full summary »

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  • Joe Gladwin and Jimmy Jewel in Nearest and Dearest (1968)
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  • Hylda Baker and Edward Malin in Nearest and Dearest (1968)
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Harry Driver, Vince Powell

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13 November 2017 | msgood-05534
| Classic British Comedy of its time.....and I must get a little hand out on this watch!
Almost 50 years on I realise how much of an impression this show had on me, as I still paraphrase Nellie Pledge and her malaproprisms.

It's humour from a simpler time, full of non pc stuff, double meanings and very typical northern humour.

Not everybody's cup of tea, but I can watch now and still cry with laughter.

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