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Never Mind The Quality, Feel The Width. Image shows from L to R: Patrick Kelly (Joe Lynch), Rabbi Levy (Cyril Shaps), Emmanuel 'Manny' Cohen (John Bluthal). Copyright: Thames Television / ABC Television.

Never Mind The Quality, Feel The Width

ITV sitcom. 41 episodes (pilot + 6 series), 1967 - 1971. Stars John Bluthal, Joe Lynch, Bernard Spear, Cyril Shaps, Eamonn Kelly and Jim Norton.

Never Mind The Quality, Feel The Width. Image shows from L to R: Emmanuel 'Manny' Cohen (John Bluthal), Patrick Kelly (Joe Lynch). Copyright: Thames Television / ABC Television.

Never Mind The Quality, Feel The Width

Culture-clash comedy featuring an English Jew and an Irish Catholic tailor working in London's East End

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1967 - 1971
Channel
ITV
Episodes
41   (1 pilot + 6 series)
Starring
John Bluthal, Joe Lynch, Bernard Spear, Cyril Shaps, Eamonn Kelly and Jim Norton
Writers
Vince Powell and Harry Driver
Director
Stuart Allen
Producers
Ronnie Baxter and Stuart Allen

Two tailors of differing religious and political views manage to run a tailoring business in London's Whitechapel.

Manny Cohen, a Jewish jacket-maker, and Patrick Kelly, devoutly Catholic Irish trouser-maker, are incapable of understanding each other's beliefs and are constantly at each other's throats. Nevertheless, there's an underlying love between the pair - if they can get over their bickering!

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