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

A Bit Of A Do

  • TV sitcom / comedy drama
  • ITV
  • 1989
  • 13 episodes (2 series)

A David Nobbs-penned comedy about class and how it affects people's actions and opinions. Stars David Jason, Gwen Taylor, Nicola Pagett, Paul Chapman, Stephanie Cole and more.

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

Key details

Genres
Sitcom, Comedy Drama
Broadcast
1989
Channels
ITV
Episodes
13 (2 series)
Stars
David Jason, Gwen Taylor, Nicola Pagett, Paul Chapman, Stephanie Cole, Tim Wylton, Michael Jayston, David Thewlis and more
Writer
David Nobbs
Director
John Glenister
Producers
David Reynolds and Vernon Lawrence
Companies

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.

Additional details

Production
Studio
Picture
Colour
Soundtrack
Music composed by Ray Russell with the title song performed by George Melly and John Chilton's Feetwarmers.

Website links

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 13th January 1989 at 9pm on ITV
Most recent repeats

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