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Steptoe and Son (1962–2016)

TV-PG
TV Series | 45 min | Comedy

A thirty-something year-old man named Harold and his elderly father, Albert, work as rag and bone men (collecting and selling junk). Harold is ambitious and wants to better himself, but his father always seems to ruin his plans, sometimes ...See moreA thirty-something year-old man named Harold and his elderly father, Albert, work as rag and bone men (collecting and selling junk). Harold is ambitious and wants to better himself, but his father always seems to ruin his plans, sometimes accidentally and other times deliberately. The pair live in squalor and the father has some disgusting personal habits which continue to embarrass the son. Written by Rob Hartill See less
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Updated Jan 5, 1962

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Jan 5, 1962 (United Kingdom)
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174 cast members
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Wilfrid Brambell
Albert Steptoe Albert Steptoe   See fewer
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Harry H. Corbett
Harold Steptoe Harold Steptoe   See fewer
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Frank Thornton
Barman / Butler / Seller / The Frenchman / Travel Agency Clerk Barman / Butler / Seller / The Frenchman / Travel Agency Clerk   See fewer
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5
Tim Buckland
Herbert Herbert   See fewer
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4
Dudley Foster
Car Salesman / Martin / Mr. Stonelake / The Detective Car Salesman / Martin / Mr. Stonelake / The Detective   See fewer
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4
Anthony Sharp
Vicar / The Doctor Vicar / The Doctor   See fewer
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3
Valerie Bell
Dolly Miller / Party Guest / Roxanne Dolly Miller / Party Guest / Roxanne   See fewer
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3
Michael Stainton
Cinemagoer Cinemagoer   See fewer
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3
Bill Maxam
Policeman / the Commissionaire Policeman / the Commissionaire   See fewer
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3
George Tovey
Delivery Man / Rag 'n' Bone Man / Second Man Delivery Man / Rag 'n' Bone Man / Second Man   See fewer
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Peter Thompson
Party Member Party Member   See fewer
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Charlie Bird
Rag 'n' Bone Man / The Rock Seller Rag 'n' Bone Man / The Rock Seller   See fewer
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Colin Gordon
Mr. Greenwood / The Doctor Mr. Greenwood / The Doctor   See fewer
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Yootha Joyce
Avis / Delilah Avis / Delilah   See fewer
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Leonard Rossiter
Johnny Spooner / Welsh Hughie Johnny Spooner / Welsh Hughie   See fewer
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George A. Cooper
Uncle Arthur Uncle Arthur   See fewer
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Norman Bird
Bank Manager / Mr. Dryson Bank Manager / Mr. Dryson   See fewer
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Joan Newell
Aunt Ethel / Emma Marshall Aunt Ethel / Emma Marshall   See fewer
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Sidonie Bond
1st Nurse / Air Stewardess 1st Nurse / Air Stewardess   See fewer
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Roger Avon
Policeman Policeman   See fewer
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Lala Lloyd
2nd Nurse / Woman 2nd Nurse / Woman   See fewer
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Edwin Brown
Taxi Driver Taxi Driver   See fewer
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Damaris Hayman
Cashier of Cinema Screening Fellini / Karen Frobisher Cashier of Cinema Screening Fellini / Karen Frobisher   See fewer
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Mark Singleton
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Mollie Sugden
Auntie Minnie / Melanie's Mother Auntie Minnie / Melanie's Mother   See fewer
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George Betton
Charlie / Cinemagoer Charlie / Cinemagoer   See fewer
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Rita Webb
Auntie Ada / Auntie Freda Auntie Ada / Auntie Freda   See fewer
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Michael Earl
Policeman Policeman   See fewer
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Gilly Flower
Alice / Mrs. Sheldon Alice / Mrs. Sheldon   See fewer
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David J. Grahame
Mr. Sheldon Mr. Sheldon   See fewer
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Betty Cardno
Cashier of Cinema Screening Nudes of 1964 / First Woman Cashier of Cinema Screening Nudes of 1964 / First Woman   See fewer
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Margaret Flint
Jessie / Second Woman Jessie / Second Woman   See fewer
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Stan Simmons
Rag 'n' Bone Man Rag 'n' Bone Man   See fewer
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Walter Swash
The Shopkeeper The Shopkeeper   See fewer
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Brian Oulton
Piano Owner Piano Owner   See fewer
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Patricia Haines
Dorothia Dorothia   See fewer
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John Laurie
The Vet The Vet   See fewer
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Michael Brennan
Audience Member Who Threatens Albert Audience Member Who Threatens Albert   See fewer
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Peggy Thorpe-Bates
The Matron The Matron   See fewer
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Monique Monique   See fewer
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Robert Dorning
Mr. Stacey Mr. Stacey   See fewer
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Alan Gifford
The American The American   See fewer
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Derek Nimmo
Antique Shop Proprietor Antique Shop Proprietor   See fewer
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Copeland Copeland   See fewer
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Daphne Daphne   See fewer
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Peregrine Peregrine   See fewer
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Timothy Stanhope Timothy Stanhope   See fewer
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Jean Kent
Daphne Goodlace Daphne Goodlace   See fewer
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Rupert Ffaines - Muir Rupert Ffaines - Muir   See fewer
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Marcia Marcia   See fewer
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Martine Martine   See fewer
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The Coalman The Coalman   See fewer
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Old Lady Old Lady   See fewer
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Model Model   See fewer
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Melanie Melanie   See fewer
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Uncle Nobby Uncle Nobby   See fewer
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Aunt Daphne Aunt Daphne   See fewer
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Woman Next to Albert Woman Next to Albert   See fewer
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the Usherette the Usherette   See fewer
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Melanie's Father Melanie's Father   See fewer
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Uncle Ted Uncle Ted   See fewer
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the Telegraph Boy the Telegraph Boy   See fewer
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Uncle Herbert Uncle Herbert   See fewer
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Waitress Waitress   See fewer
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Harold Steptoe Harold Steptoe   See fewer
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Albert Steptoe Albert Steptoe   See fewer
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The Announcer (uncredited) The Announcer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rag 'n' Bone Man (uncredited) Rag 'n' Bone Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rag 'n' Bone Man (uncredited) Rag 'n' Bone Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Old People's Home Resident (uncredited) Old People's Home Resident (uncredited)   See fewer
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Auction Bidder (uncredited) Auction Bidder (uncredited)   See fewer
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Teenager (uncredited) Teenager (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.8 / 10 | 2,473 votes