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 3 - The Angling Club Christmas Party

Ted and Liz attend the party as a couple which causes awkwardness amongst their family and friends. This is heightened when Laurence and Rita also put in an appearance. Ted is also blackmailed due to having cheated in a fishing tournament and shamefacedly resigns.

Broadcast details

Friday 27th 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
Sarah-Jane Holm Jenny Simcock
Guest cast
David Roper Kevin Loudwater
Richard Beale Lester Griddle
Peter Martin Pete
Ruth Holden Mavis Griddle
Mike Timoney Norman Penfold
Writing team
David Nobbs Writer
Production team
David Reynolds Director
David Reynolds Producer
Vernon Lawrence Executive Producer
John Allen Editor
Ian Fisher Production Designer
Ray Russell Composer

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