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.


Ronnie Taylor had only written three episodes for Series 3 before his death, aged 58. Sitcom writer Vince Powell was brought in to write a fourth, final series.