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Big Jim And The Figaro Club. Copyright: BBC.

Big Jim And The Figaro Club

BBC Two sitcom. 6 episodes (pilot + 1 series), 1979 - 1981. Stars Norman Rossington, David Beckett, Sylvester McCoy, Gordon Rollings, Roland Curram, Priscilla Morgan, David John and Bob Hoskins.

Big Jim And The Figaro Club

The Figaro Club is a group of mates in the building trade who frequent a small seaside town during the nineteen-fifties

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1979 - 1981
Channel
BBC Two
Episodes
6   (1 pilot + 1 series)
Starring
Norman Rossington, David Beckett, Sylvester McCoy, Gordon Rollings, Roland Curram, Priscilla Morgan, David John and Bob Hoskins
Writer
Ted Walker
Producer
Colin Rose

It's the early 1950s and, in a small seaside town, a group of mates in the building trade find there is nothing better than escaping to their own world - the Figaro Club. Their inscrutable leader, Big Jim, is a carpenter by day and at the centre of a club that has its own private language and call-to-arms. Their nemesis is the Chief of Works at the council office, Harold Perkins, a dictator of epic proportions whose social climbing knows no bounds.

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