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Cheap At Half The Price. Jimmy Wilcox (Roy Kinnear). Copyright: Thames Television.

Cheap At Half The Price

ITV sitcom. 1 pilot in 1972. Stars Roy Kinnear, Doug Fisher, Joan Peart, Paul Haley, Marjie Lawrence and Raymond Mason.

Cheap At Half The Price

Antique dealer Jimmy Wilcox finds his ambitions thwarted by his dim-witted assistant Charlie, his long-suffering wife Madge and his own incompetence

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1972
Channel
ITV
Episodes
1 Pilot
Starring
Roy Kinnear, Doug Fisher, Joan Peart, Paul Haley, Marjie Lawrence and Raymond Mason
Writers
Vince Powell and Harry Driver
Director
Les Chatfield
Producer
Les Chatfield

Jimmy Wilcox is a budding antiques dealer and the proprietor of the Treasure House in London's Chelsea. Whilst he thinks of himself as a philosopher and raconteur, he is also the unfortunate employer of Charlie, a dim-witted assistant. A dutiful husband to Madge, his long-suffering wife, he is doomed to fail thanks to his own magnificent incompetence.

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