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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