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 3 - 1986

Gina, now owner of her ex-husband's wine importing company, is withholding agreement to sign a contract with the Pinners unless Vince and Penny cancel their plans to marry. She also withdraws the offer of a job to Norman but enlists Daphne's help in her sabotage. Penny and Vince make a final effort to resolve their problems before they are destined to live apart forever. They have a surprise in store for everybody!

Broadcast details

Thursday 25th December 1986
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Paul Nicholas Vince Pinner
    Jan Francis Penny Warrender
    Sylvia Kay Daphne Warrender
    John Ringham Norman Warrender
    Ann Lynn Rita Pinner
    Shaun Curry Les Pinner
    Adam French Clifford Pinner
    Charlotte Seeley Gina
    Guest cast
    Martin Cochrane Mike
    Thomas Henty Minicab driver
    Claude le Sache Mayor
    John Serret the Registrar
    Katherine Kath Secretary
    Pamela Sterling Female witness
    Hugo De Vernier (as Hugh de Vernier) Male witness
    Bill Wallis A. J. Styles (Voice)
    Writing team
    John Sullivan Writer
    Production team
    Sue Bysh Director
    Ray Butt Producer
    David Hitchcock Production Designer

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