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

A Sharp Intake Of Breath

  • TV sitcom
  • ITV
  • 1977 - 1981
  • 22 episodes (4 series)

David Jason stars as Peter Barnes, an average man forever struggling against red tape and bureaucracy. Also features Richard Wilson, Alun Armstrong and Jacqueline Clarke.

Episode menu

Series 2, Episode 1 - Your Move

Sheila's suddenly desperate to move home. She's never been happy living in their current home - apparently! All this is news to Peter, who's forced to engage with local estate agents.

Broadcast details

Monday 19th February 1979
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 25th August 2017 8:25am Gold
Friday 25th August 2017 2:40pm Gold
Wednesday 6th September 2017 9:25am Gold
Thursday 28th September 2017 10:20am Gold
Friday 29th September 2017 12:10am Gold
Thursday 7th December 2017 7:50am Gold
Friday 8th December 2017 7:15am Gold
Tuesday 1st May 2018 7:30am Gold
Wednesday 2nd May 2018 3:25am Gold
Sunday 22nd July 2018 7:15am Gold
Wednesday 25th July 2018 7:25am Gold
Saturday 8th September 2018 8:25am Gold
Monday 10th September 2018 12:35pm Gold
Thursday 16th May 2019 7:20am Gold
Friday 17th May 2019 7:10am Gold
Thursday 25th July 2019 7:20am Gold
Thursday 25th July 2019 7:45am Gold
Friday 26th July 2019 3:30am Gold
Friday 13th September 2019 7:50am Gold
Wednesday 18th September 2019 7:55am Gold
Wednesday 29th April 2020 7:20am Gold

Cast & crew

David Jason Peter Barnes
Jacqueline Clarke Sheila Barnes
Guest cast
Richard Wilson Perkins
Alun Armstrong Wilson
Maggie Jones Mrs. Wilson
Writing team
Ronnie Taylor Writer
Production team
Les Chatfield Director
Les Chatfield Producer
Tim Waddell Editor
Anthony Waller Production Designer
Shirley Teece Casting Director
Ken Jones Composer

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