Television scripts for Paul Merton in Galton and Simpson's ...

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Paul Merton in Galton and Simpson was an ITV television comedy series starring Paul Merton and written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson. Two series of the programme were originally broadcast between 1996 and 1997. Several of the scripts were reworked from the BBC television series Hancock's Half Hour, which was also written by Galton and Simpson.

These scripts are a mixture of originals and photocopies.


The scripts are arranged by series and then by episode number, as annotated in their original use. This may be the order in which they were recorded or in accordance with the rehearsal schedule, rather than the order in which they were broadcast.