A Sharp Intake Of Breath. Peter Barnes (David Jason). Copyright: Associated Television.

A Sharp Intake Of Breath

ITV sitcom dealing with authority. 22 episodes (pilot + 4 series), 1977 - 1981. Stars David Jason, Richard Wilson, Alun Armstrong and Jacqueline Clarke.

Pilot, Pilot is repeated on Gold on Monday 20th April at 7:25am.

Series 1, Episode 4 - See You In Court

The Barnes' marital bliss is thrown awry when he's forced to bring his very drunk boss home from an office party. Peter's desperate to bring their relationship back from the brink of divorce.

Broadcast details

Monday 13th March 1978
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
David Jason Peter Barnes
Jacqueline Clarke Sheila Barnes
Guest cast
Diana Malin Miss Jenkins (Secretary)
Richard Wilson Mr. Fraser
Alun Armstrong Brian
Margaret Courtenay Sheila's Mother
Roger Booth Mr. Mathews
Rikki Howard Blonde
Monica Stewart Mrs. Mathews
Ronald Mayer Sheila's Father
Martyn Whitby Sheila's Brother
John Salthouse Andrew
Ivor Danvers David
John Marquand Landlord
Writing team
Kenneth Cope Writer
Production team
Les Chatfield Director
Les Chatfield Producer
Tim Waddell Editor
Ray White Production Designer
Ken Jones Composer

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