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.

Series 3, Episode 2 - Just Cause Or Impediment

Peter's lined up for best man duties, but first he needs a suit. Then there's the small matter of getting to the church on time.

Broadcast details

Friday 11th January 1980
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
David Jason Peter Barnes
Jacqueline Clarke Sheila Barnes
Guest cast
Richard Wilson Basil Dawson
Bunny May Gordon
John Sharp Bellamy
Christopher Banks Vicar, St. Michael's
Clive Wouters Vicar, St. Margaret's
Writing team
Ronnie Taylor Writer
Production team
Stuart Allen Director
Stuart Allen Producer
Gordon Hunt Editor
Michael Eve Production Designer
Ken Jones Composer

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