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  • Only When I Laugh (1979–1982)
  • TV Series | 30 min | Comedy
Only When I Laugh (1979–1982)
TV Series | 30 min | Comedy

A rather naive, middle-class man is admitted to a hospital ward and finds that he is sharing it with a working-class layabout and an upper-class hypochondriac. All three of them cause headaches for the hospital staff.
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Updated Oct 29, 1979

Release date (First episode)
Oct 29, 1979 (United Kingdom)

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59 cast members
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James Bolam
Figgis / Roy Figgis Figgis / Roy Figgis   See fewer
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29
Peter Bowles
Glover / Archie Glover Glover / Archie Glover   See fewer
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29
Christopher Strauli
Norman / Norman Binns Norman / Norman Binns   See fewer
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29
Richard Wilson
Gordon Thorpe / Dr. Gordon Thorpe Gordon Thorpe / Dr. Gordon Thorpe   See fewer
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29
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22
Alexandra Brook
Nurse / Staff Nurse Nurse / Staff Nurse   See fewer
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2
Diane Bull
Deidre Deidre   See fewer
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1
Terry Diab
Dr. Bernstein Dr. Bernstein   See fewer
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1
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1
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1
Frank Middlemass
Charlie Charlie   See fewer
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1
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1
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John Junkin
Landlord Landlord   See fewer
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1
Sally Osborne
Nurse Sally Nurse Sally   See fewer
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1
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1
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Julia Goodman
Nurse Jenny Nurse Jenny   See fewer
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1
Moira Lister
Gloria Gloria   See fewer
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Ronnie Stevens
Hargreaves Hargreaves   See fewer
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1
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1
Rosalind Ayres
Amy Glossop Amy Glossop   See fewer
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1
Ann Beach
Helen Roper-Jones Helen Roper-Jones   See fewer
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1
Isla Blair
Nurse Bradley Nurse Bradley   See fewer
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1
Karl Howman
Ronnie Ronnie   See fewer
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1
Reginald Marsh
Sir Julian Briggs Sir Julian Briggs   See fewer
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1
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Oliver Pye
Danny Danny   See fewer
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1
Gwen Taylor
Victoria Plumtree Victoria Plumtree   See fewer
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1
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1
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1
Norman Mitchell
Prision Officer Prision Officer   See fewer
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1
John Nettleton
Col. Walters Col. Walters   See fewer
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1
Naomi Buch
Barmaid Barmaid   See fewer
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1
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Margaret Courtenay
Mrs. Binns Mrs. Binns   See fewer
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Judi Maynard
Nurse Eileen Nurse Eileen   See fewer
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1
Jenny McCracken
Lady Patient Lady Patient   See fewer
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1
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Sylvia Kay
Clare Butterfield Clare Butterfield   See fewer
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John Ronane
Policeman Policeman   See fewer
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John Moore
Customer Customer   See fewer
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1
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Les Flanagan
Camera Crew Camera Crew   See fewer
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Mary Tamm
Leonora Leonora   See fewer
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John Rapley
Customer Customer   See fewer
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1
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Rick Pickard
Camera Crew Camera Crew   See fewer
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1
Arnold Diamond
Customer Customer   See fewer
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Dominic Field
Camera Crew Camera Crew   See fewer
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Kay Garner
Nurse Nurse   See fewer
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Lee Gibson
Nurse Nurse   See fewer
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Ian Langstaff
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Sue Glover
Nurse Nurse   See fewer
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Susan Sheridan
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6.8 / 10 | 944 votes