Just Good Friends. Image shows from L to R: Penny Warrender (Jan Francis), Vince Pinner (Paul Nicholas). Copyright: BBC.

Just Good Friends (1983)

BBC One sitcom about a couple. 22 episodes (3 series), 1983 - 1986. Stars Paul Nicholas, Jan Francis, Sylvia Kay, John Ringham and others.

Series 2, Episode 1

Vince and Penny are separated again after rowing in a restaurant about the sale of their vandalised flat. An extremely drunk Vince plucks up Dutch courage to visit the Warrender home in an attempt at reconciliation but the police are called.

Broadcast details

Sunday 7th October 1984
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Paul Nicholas Vince Pinner
    Jan Francis Penny Warrender
    Sylvia Kay Daphne Warrender
    John Ringham Norman Warrender
    James Lister Lennie
    Guest cast
    Barry Woolgar P.C.
    Roy Heather Tom (Landlord)
    Christina Michaels Waitress
    Writing team
    John Sullivan Writer
    Production team
    Ray Butt Director
    Ray Butt Producer
    John Jarvis Editor
    Derek Orman Editor
    David Hitchcock Production Designer
    John Sullivan Composer

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