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 1 is repeated on Gold on Saturday 1st September at 3:30am.

Series 4, Episode 4 - While The Cat's Away

With Sheila away visiting her ill mother, Terry challenges Peter to prove he's still got what it takes and can chat up a lady in the pub. When he fails, Terry organises the pair a double-date at a Chinese restaurant.

Broadcast details

Date
Sunday 1st February 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
    Margaret Courtenay Sheila's Mother
    Bunny May Terry
    Myfanwy Talog Sylvia
    Jo Ross Shirley
    Kristopher Kum Chinaman
    Sue Bond Blonde
    Roberta Tovey Young Lady
    Harry Littlewood Barman
    Mike Lewin Sailor
    Writing team
    Vince Powell Writer
    Production team
    Stuart Allen Director
    Stuart Allen Producer
    Don Fisher Production Designer
    Ken Jones Composer

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