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

Just Good Friends (1983)

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 1983 - 1986
  • 22 episodes (3 series)

Vince and Penny were about to get married, but he got cold feet and left her waiting at the church. Five years later they bump into each other again. Stars Paul Nicholas, Jan Francis, Sylvia Kay, John Ringham, Ann Lynn and more.

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Series 2, Episode 6

Penny believes she may be pregnant. After getting over the initial shock, Vince is more supportive than usual and he discusses it with his father when he and Penny visit his parents for dinner.

Broadcast details

Sunday 11th November 1984
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 8th September 2011 7:00am Gold
Thursday 8th September 2011 11:20am Gold
Tuesday 14th February 2012 7:30am Gold
Tuesday 14th February 2012 2:00pm Gold
Thursday 26th April 2012 7:40am Gold
Thursday 11th October 2012 7:00am Gold
Thursday 11th October 2012 2:20pm Gold
Tuesday 7th May 2013 9:00am Gold
Wednesday 8th May 2013 1:25am Gold
Monday 16th September 2013 6:05am Gold
Friday 15th November 2013 2:15am Gold
Tuesday 19th November 2013 2:20am Gold
Monday 20th January 2014 8:10am Drama
Monday 20th January 2014 1:10pm Drama
Monday 2nd February 2015 7:20am Gold
Monday 18th May 2015 4:45pm BBC2
Wednesday 7th December 2016 2:00pm BBC2
Tuesday 30th November 2021 5:20pm Drama
Monday 30th May 2022 7:00am Drama
Monday 30th May 2022 6:00pm Drama
Monday 5th June 2023 6:00pm Drama

Cast & crew

Paul Nicholas Vince Pinner
Jan Francis Penny Warrender
Sylvia Kay Daphne Warrender
Ann Lynn Rita Pinner
Shaun Curry Les Pinner
Adam French Clifford Pinner
Guest cast
Elizabeth Benson Mrs Beecham
Robert McBain Dentist
Rosalind Elliot Receptionist
Writing team
John Sullivan Writer
Production team
Ray Butt Director
Ray Butt Producer
John Jarvis Editor
Ross Archer Editor
David Hitchcock Production Designer
John Sullivan Composer
David Laskey Production Designer

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