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STALWART SITCOM written by Eric and starring Eric as ‘Eric’, a perennially bewildered everyman in the off-kilter suburban world of Sebastopol Terrace, with Eric’s sister HATTIE JACQUES as ‘Hattie’, the sister of ‘Eric’. Hmm. Peter the cuckoo clock, DEREK GUYLER as Constable Corky and nosey neighbour Mr Brown added to the derangement.



  1. Great Bustard

    January 23, 2011 at 10:27 am

    Just as The Rockford Files was everyone’s dad’s favourite detective show in the 70s, wasn’t Sykes everyone’s dad’s favourite sitcom? “He’s stone deaf, you know!”

  2. gracol

    March 27, 2011 at 3:44 pm

    Hattie actually played Eric’s TWIN sister…

  3. David

    May 9, 2014 at 7:33 pm

    She did indeed play his twin, though I only learnt that recently. Seen many episodes on UK Gold or somewhere similar. Very influential show, or so I reckon. Quite clever too — no spiteful pratfalls, as I recall.

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