Eric Chappell wrote some strains into the intended first episode 'Fire and Brimstone' to elucidate Alan's absence (he had passed his exams to turn out to be a doctor) however these have been cut when it was determined to broadcast the second episode 'Hello Young Lovers' as the primary episode as a substitute. In the first collection, there was one … Read More


Rigsby treats him with mistrust, mainly due to Alan's permissive, left wing views. Alan has little luck with girlfriends, but is content together with his life. Alan hails from a middle-class family and appreciates music and arts. Although Alan is academically successful, socially he's considerably inept, appearing to have few associates outside of… Read More


A feature film version was released in 1980, reusing a number of storylines from the tv series. As Richard Beckinsale had died the year earlier than, Christopher Strauli was solid as a new character, artwork student John. The character of Alan is briefly referenced, as having left.Don Warrington commented in Britain's 50 Best Sitcoms on Channel fou… Read More


Rigsby treats him with distrust, primarily because of Alan's permissive, left wing views. Alan has little luck with girlfriends, however is content together with his life. Alan hails from a center-class family and appreciates music and arts. Although Alan is academically successful, socially he is considerably inept, showing to have few pals exteri… Read More


A characteristic film model was launched in 1980, reusing several storylines from the television collection. As Richard Beckinsale had died the year earlier than, Christopher Strauli was forged as a new character, art student John. The character of Alan is briefly referenced, as having left.Don Warrington commented in Britain's 50 Best Sitcoms on C… Read More