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Last of the Summer Wine

Last of the Summer Wine: On Stage

We’re looking for memories from anybody who saw the Last of the Summer Wine stage show during its 1984 and 1985 runs, or even in its modified Compo Plays Cupid form, which toured Britain in 1987. What were your impressions? Where and when did you see it? What scenes stick in your mind? Was the television series able to make the difficult transition to stage? We’d love to hear from you, so please leave a comment or get in touch at drewsmith@hotmail.co.uk Read more

Frank Thornton RIP

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Summer Winos on Tour

Hello folks! Sorry that it has been so long since we last updated the site, but we’ve both been a little run off our feet. In the meantime I have finished editing a video that should have been ready for the launch of this blog. It’s slight, but we hope you enjoy. Click the little HD symbol for a higher quality version.

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Summer Time is Here Again

Hello and welcome back to From the Get-Go, now re-christened Summer Winos. As you can see, we have redecorated the place in a manner that better reflects our on-going Last of the Summer Wine obsession. This isn’t to say that we have given up on Public Eye, but those updates take time to realise and, if I’m honest, deserve a home of their own where they may garner a little more attention. Read more

Compo-tition Winner!

Thanks to everyone who entered (Bob even thought number 3 may have been me!), but David made the grade with his thoughtful and nostalgia tinged overview of several eras. We’ll be in touch, David! Read more

REMINDER

Just a quick reminder that today is the final day for submissions to our Compo-tition. Leave a comment on this linked page and be in with a chance to win a copy of Roy Clarke’s first Last of the Summer Wine novel. Read more

COMPO-tition Time!

To celebrate the fact that we’ve made it through the first ‘era’ of Last of the Summer Wine, From The Get-Go is offering one lucky reader the chance to win a copy of Roy Clarke’s first Last of the Summer Wine novel. Later adapted into the classic television-film Getting Sam Home, this book sees Compo, Clegg and Blamire involved in a scheme to show their ailing friend Sam one last night of pleasure before he succumbs to a weak heart. Read more