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The series focused on the inter-generational conflict of father and son.Albert Steptoe, a "dirty old man", is an old rag-and-bone man, set in his grimy and grasping ways.The series' title music, "Old Ned", won its composer Ron Grainer his second successive Ivor Novello award.The series had no standard set of opening titles but the opening sequences would often feature the Steptoes' horse, Hercules. The first series has the pair as very rough looking and often dirty and in ragged clothes but they quickly "tidied up" for later series.Among his claims, he says he was hit by a grenade in 1917 which did not explode.He threw it back to the German trenches with devastating effect, especially on the canteen, sending sausages and sauerkraut flying into the air.The last four series were broadcast between 19, now in colour.At the peak of the series' popularity, it commanded viewing figures of some 28million per episode.
In 1972 a film adaptation of the series, Steptoe and Son, was released in cinemas, with a second Steptoe and Son Ride Again in 1973.The series was one of the first UK situation comedy programmes to employ actors rather than comedians in the principal roles.Galton and Simpson had decided that they wanted to try to write for performers who "didn't count their laughs".Steptoe and Son is a British sitcom written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson about a father-and-son rag-and-bone business.
They live on Oil Drum Lane, a fictional street in Shepherd's Bush, London.
The father, Albert Edward Ladysmith Steptoe (Wilfrid Brambell), was born on 21 January 1898, though he always claimed to have been born in 1901.