Ripping Yarns

"Ripping Yarns" was a comedy series that aired on BBC Two from 1976-1979.. It was written by Michael Palin and Terry Jones.

Palin was the lead in a range of wacky stories that parody tales of derring-do and northern life.

Show Info

Airs on: United Kingdom BBC Two (1976 - 1979)
Runtime: 30 minutes
Status: Ended
Show Type: Scripted
Genres: Comedy Adventure

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Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
2x03: Roger of the RajOct 24, 1979
2x02: Golden GordonOct 17, 1979
2x01: Whinfrey's Last CaseOct 10, 1979
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