The Steam Video Company (1984)

UK, 19 January 1984-23 February 1984
1 series, 6 episodes, average 25m each
videotape, colour, 4:3
mono, English

A British comedy fantasy television series.


A series of spoofs of various genres of films and television.


Regular Crew
Directed by: David G. Hillier
Thames Television
Produced by: David G. Hillier
Written by: Andrew Marshall, David Renwick
Lighting Director: Ken Tester Brown
Signature Tune by: Mark King, Mike Lindup
Designed by: Harry Clark

Regular Cast
William Franklyn
Barry Cryer
Anna Dawson
Bob Todd
Madeline Smith
Jimmy Mulville
Bob Danvers Walker


The Strange Case of Doctor Jekyll (19 January 1984)
Creature from the Black Forest Gateau (26 January 1984)
I Was Hitler’s Bookie (2 February 1984)
The Secret of Plankton Lodge (9 February 1984)
With: Phil Cool (Rolf Harris); Sam Harding (pianist)
Amityville II – Luton Town 3 (16 February 1984)
With: Nosher Powell (Nosher).
The Fall of the House of Franklyn (23 February 1984)