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.

Series 1, Episode 2 - The Dentist's Dinner Dance

Laurence and Liz do not want Ted and Rita to attend the dance but feel compelled to invite them. Ted and Rita do not want to go but feel unable to decline. The event sees Liz confessing to Ted that she is pregnant with his child and Laurence and Rita becoming more aware of their affair.

Broadcast details

Friday 20th January 1989
60 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    David Jason Ted Simcock
    Gwen Taylor Rita Simcock
    Nicola Pagett Liz Rodenhurst
    Paul Chapman Laurence Rodenhurst
    Stephanie Cole Betty Sillitoe
    Tim Wylton Rodney Sillitoe
    Michael Jayston Neville Badger
    David Thewlis Paul Simcock
    Wayne Foskett Elvis Simcock
    Nigel Hastings Simon Rodenhurst
    Malcolm Hebden Eric (Barman)
    Sarah-Jane Holm Jenny Simcock
    Guest cast
    Keith Marsh Percy Spragg
    William Simons Dale Monsal
    John Jardine Larry Benson
    Writing team
    David Nobbs Writer
    Production team
    Les Chatfield Director
    David Reynolds Producer
    Vernon Lawrence Executive Producer
    Lance Tattersall Editor
    Ian Fisher Production Designer
    Ray Russell Composer

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