THE BIGGLES TV SERIES Transmitted between 1st April 1960 and 12th October 1960

Made by Granada Television and shown on ITV, there were 44 half hour episodes (but that also included adverts). Details below.

This series only featured three of the main hero characters from the books (Algy did not feature)

 

Biggles played by Neville Whiting

Ginger played by John Leyton

Bertie played by David Drummond

 

The first thirteen episodes were shown weekly on a Friday and then the series moved to twice a week, being shown on Wednesday and Friday

 

 

1

Biggles at the Home Front: Part 1

1 April 1960

2

Biggles at the Home Front: Part 2

8 April 1960

3

Biggles at the Home Front: Part 3

15 April 1960

4

Biggles Flies North: Part 1

22 April 1960

5

Biggles Flies North: Part 2

29 April 1960

6

Biggles Flies North: Part 3

6 May 1960

7

Biggles Flies North: Part 4

13 May 1960

8

Biggles Flies North: Part 5

20 May 1960

9

Biggles Follows On: Part 1

27 May 1960

10

Biggles Follows On: Part 2

3 June 1960

11

Biggles Follows On: Part 3

10 June 1960

12

Biggles Follows On: Part 4

17 June 1960

13

Biggles Follows On: Part 5

24 June 1960

14

Biggles Follows On: Part 6

29 June 1960

15

Biggles Takes Charge: Part 1

1 July 1960

16

Biggles Takes Charge: Part 2

6 July 1960

17

Biggles Takes Charge: Part 3

8 July 1960

18

Biggles Takes Charge: Part 4

13 July 1960

19

Biggles Takes Charge: Part 5

15 July 1960

20

Biggles Takes Charge: Part 6

20 July 1960

21

Biggles on Mystery Island: Part 1

22 July 1960

22

Biggles on Mystery Island: Part 2

27 July 1960

23

Biggles on Mystery Island: Part 3

29 July 1960

24

Biggles Baits the Trap: Part 1

3 August 1960

25

Biggles Baits the Trap: Part 2

5 August 1960

26

Biggles Baits the Trap: Part 3

10 August 1960

27

Biggles Baits the Trap: Part 4

12 August 1960

28

Biggles Baits the Trap: Part 5

17 August 1960

29

Biggles Baits the Trap: Part 6

19 August 1960

30

Biggles at World's End: Part 1

24 August 1960

31

Biggles at World's End: Part 2

26 August 1960

32

Biggles at World's End: Part 3

31 August 1960

33

Biggles Turns the Scale: Part 1

2 September 1960

34

Biggles Turns the Scale: Part 2

7 September 1960

35

Biggles Turns the Scale: Part 3

9 September 1960

36

Biggles Springs the Lock: Part 1

14 September 1960

37

Biggles Springs the Lock: Part 2

16 September 1960

38

Biggles Springs the Lock: Part 3

21 September 1960

39

Biggles in the East: Part 1

23 September 1960

40

Biggles in the East: Part 2

28 September 1960

41

Biggles in the East: Part 3

30 September 1960

42

Biggles on the Nile: Part 1

5 October 1960

43

Biggles on the Nile: Part 2

7 October 1960

44

Biggles on the Nile: Part 3

12 October 1960

 

The series was going to be released on DVD and it has been listed on Amazon since May 2013. I ordered an advance copy on 6th May 2013

The boxed set has never been released no doubt due to lack of demand and Amazon currently has the release date set for a nominal 31st Dec 2099

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