British Comedy Guide

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 4, Episode 3 - The Train Now Standing

Having discovered that the train he and Sheila catch into London has been cancelled, Peter heads to the offices of British Rail to demand changes.

Broadcast details

Date
Sunday 25th January 1981
Time
7:15pm
Channel
ITV
Length
30 minutes

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    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    David Jason Peter Barnes
    Jacqueline Clarke Sheila Barnes
    Guest cast
    Norman Chappell Thompson
    Anthony Sharp Mr. Elliot
    Malcolm Storry Tommy
    Arthur White Bert
    Reg Pritchard Vicar
    Harry Littlewood Ticket Inspector
    David Howe Porter
    Noel Coleman Man on Train
    Diana Malin Woman on Train
    Writing team
    Vince Powell Writer
    Production team
    Stuart Allen Director
    Stuart Allen Producer
    Tom Rowland Editor
    Jeff Tessler Production Designer
    Ken Jones Composer

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