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What was the last episode of The Last of the Summer Wine?

Last Updated: 9th April, 2020

Songs of Praise from Holmfirth aired on 29 August, the day the last ever episode was broadcast. That final episode, "How Not to Cry at Weddings", was dubbed "The Very Last of the Summer Wine" in the Radio Times edition dated 28 August-3 September 2010.

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Similarly one may ask, when was the final episode of Last of the Summer Wine?

August 29, 2010

Furthermore, who's still alive from Last of the Summer Wine? Last of the Summer Wine duo Compo and Clegg have been reunited in death as actor Peter Sallis has been buried next to his co-star Bill Owen. The pair met on the set of the Yorkshire-based comedy and struck up a close friendship after spending 26 years filming together.

Also to know is, why Did Last of the Summer Wine end?

Long-running TV series Last of the Summer Wine to end. Long-running BBC comedy Last of the Summer Wine is to be axed after 37 years, the BBC has announced. "It is a testimony to the wit and warmth of the characters that Roy Clarke originally created that this amazing series has endured over several decades," she said.

How old is Last of the Summer Wine?

37 years and 31

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