Just over half a century ago, 1960s audiences were shocked and horrified by this freeform, experimental comedy series starring all-round entertainer Anthony Newley.
It blew many minds, and those not blown were outraged. It starts off, like many working-class sitcoms of the time, with a family shouting at each other around the kitchen table, but one character, played by Newley, just isn't joining in. Refusing to say his lines, he simply gets up and walks, breaking the fourth wall and walking out of the studio and on to the streets (followed by the all-seeing TV cameras). It's completely unpredictable, stream-of-consciousness stuff, light on its feet and imaginative. Newley wanders the streets, imagines what people are thinking, dances with a vacuum cleaner, chats with a dustbin, meets up with the public. It's a heady brew, one that recalls the Beatles' Help movie or the more surrea
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