Four classic BBC TV episodes starring the world's most famous rag and bone men.
Steptoe A La Cart
The Bonds That Bind Us
My Old Man's a Tory
Come with us to Shepherd's Bush on a decrepit horse and cart, and view the young-ish Harold Steptoe (bon viveur, man of learning, Casanova) and his beloved father Albert (penny pincher, emotional blackmailer, dirty old man) in their natural habitat of the scrapyard at 24, Oil Drum Lane.
In these salubrious environs of discarded bric-a-brac, dubious antiquities and downright useless junk, we find our hosts constantly striving for better things - like money, sophistication, and perhaps even a woman or two around the place...
In these four original BBC TV episodes, Harold becomes entranced by a local widow; Albert reveals a shady wartime past; Albert becomes engaged to a gold-digger; and Harold hopes to become the official Labour candidate...