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Ffizz. Image shows from L to R: Hugo Walker (Benjamin Whitrow), Alan (Robin Kermode), Jack Mowbray (Richard Griffiths). Copyright: Thames Television
Ffizz

Ffizz

  • TV sitcom
  • ITV1
  • 1987 - 1989
  • 12 episodes (2 series)

Upmarket wine merchants Mowbray & Crofts find times getting harder as a recession bites: the owners are forced to meet something called 'work'. Stars Richard Griffiths, Benjamin Whitrow, Felicity Montagu, Robin Kermode, Phyllida Law and more.

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Series 1, Episode 5 - The Big Chief

The boys take a shine to a vintage arcade machine during a party at Australia House. Alan, meanwhile, accepts 300 crates of atrocious Polish wine in lieu of payment from a bankrupt creditor.

Broadcast details

Date
Wednesday 7th October 1987
Time
8:30pm
Channel
ITV1
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Cast
Richard Griffiths Jack Mowbray
Benjamin Whitrow Hugo Walker
Felicity Montagu Griselda
Robin Kermode Alan
Peggy Aitchison Mrs. Monaghan
George Ballantine Samson
Guest cast
Ben Robertson Calvin
Alisa Bosschaert (as Alissa Bosschaert) Avril
Terence Conoley German Third Secretary
Writing team
Richard Fegen Writer
Andrew Norriss Writer
Production team
Derrick Goodwin Director
Derrick Goodwin Producer
Roger Holmes Editor
Alex Clarke Production Designer
Shirley Teece Casting Director
Denis King Composer
Lyn Harvey Costume Designer
Bob Simmons Lighting Designer

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