Steptoe's Friday night ritual 228 views

Margaret Sanderson

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Steptoe and Son was a British sitcom written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson about two rag and bone men living in Oil Drum Lane, a fictional street in Shepherd’s Bush, London. Made in 1962 in black and white, the series focussed on the inter-generational conflict of father and son. Albert Steptoe, played by Wilfrid Brambell, is an old rag and bone man, set in his grimy and grasping ways. By contrast his 40-year-old son Harold is filled with social aspirations, not to say pretensions. The show contained elements of drama and tragedy, as Harold was continually prevented from achieving his ambitions. To this end, the show was unusual at the time for casting actors rather than comedians, in its lead roles, although both actors were drawn into more comedic roles as a consequence.
This illustration was drawn with Faber Castell pencils on Bristol Board smooth, 250gsm, 16 inches x 12 inches. the background was added with Photo Impression.
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