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High Street Blues

High Street Blues

  • TV sitcom
  • ITV
  • 1989
  • 6 episodes (1 series)

A small row of high street shops are faced with a power struggle in order to stop a supermarket chain from putting them out of business. Stars Phil McCall, Ron Pember, Elizabeth Stewart, Valerie Walsh, Johnny Shannon and more.

Key details

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1989
Channels
ITV
Episodes
6 (1 series)
Stars
Phil McCall, Ron Pember, Elizabeth Stewart, Valerie Walsh, Johnny Shannon, Martin Turner, Shirley Dixon, Eve Bland and more
Writers
Jimmy Perry and Robin Carr
Director
Robin Carr
Producers
Robin Carr and Marcus Plantin
Companies

The owners of four little high street shops are aghast at the arrival of Waverley's Supermarkets and their plan to build a hypermarket. Especially as they want to demolish their shops in order to build it! They are faced with the ultimate fight for survival but there is one shopkeeper among them who would be quite happy to do a deal with the "Dirty Deeds Department" of the slick supermarket chain.

Additional details

Production
Studio
Picture
Colour

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 6th January 1989 at 7pm on ITV

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