A Bit Of A Do. Ted Simcock (David Jason). Copyright: Yorkshire Television.

A Bit Of A Do

ITV sitcom / comedy drama. 13 episodes (2 series) in 1989. Stars David Jason, Gwen Taylor, Nicola Pagett, Paul Chapman, Stephanie Cole, Tim Wylton, Michael Jayston and others.

A Bit Of A Do. Ted Simcock (David Jason). Copyright: Yorkshire Television.

A Bit Of A Do

A David Nobbs-penned comedy about class and how it affects people's actions and opinions

Genres
Sitcom, Comedy Drama
Broadcast
1989
Channel
ITV
Episodes
13   (2 series)
Starring
David Jason, Gwen Taylor, Nicola Pagett, Paul Chapman, Stephanie Cole, Tim Wylton, Michael Jayston, David Thewlis and others
Writer
David Nobbs
Director
John Glenister
Producer
David Reynolds

A Bit Of A Do depicts two families from opposite ends of the class spectrum who are linked by marriage. Each episode details the confrontations which take place between the Simcocks and the Rodenhursts with many of them informed by pride or snobbery.

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Soundtrack
Music composed by Ray Russell with the title song performed by George Melly and John Chilton's Feetwarmers.
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 13th January 1989 on ITV at 9pm
Last new broadcast
Friday 1st December 1989 on ITV at 9pm
Length of episodes
1 hour
Last repeat
Friday 30th September 2016 at 10:50am on Gold

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