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Big Jim And The Figaro Club
Big Jim And The Figaro Club

Big Jim And The Figaro Club

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Two
  • 1979 - 1981
  • 6 episodes (1 series)

The Figaro Club is a group of mates in the building trade who frequent a small seaside town during the nineteen-fifties. Stars Norman Rossington, David Beckett, Sylvester McCoy, Gordon Rollings, Roland Curram and more.

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Episode menu

Pilot - Big Jim And The Figaro Club

In the early 1950s 'College' comes down from Cambridge to work for the summer with his old mates on the buildings - only to find a seething passion gripping the Figaro Club. What is the dark secret of Harold Perkins? What mysterious device is Big Jim building in his workshop the other side of town?

Notes

First episode in Turning Year Tales series of plays.

Broadcast details

Date
Sunday 24th June 1979
Time
8:05pm
Channel
BBC Two
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Cast
Norman Rossington Big Jim
David Beckett Chick
Sylvester McCoy (as Sylveste McCoy) Turps
Gordon Rollings Old Ned
Roland Curram Harold Perkins
Bob Hoskins Narrator
Guest cast
Patrick Murray College
Helen Keating Glad
Writing team
Ted Walker Writer
Production team
Colin Rose Director
Alastair Reid Producer
Chris Robilliard Production Designer
Dave Greenslade Composer

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