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Not With A Bang. Janet Wilkins (Josie Lawrence). Copyright: London Weekend Television.

Not With A Bang

ITV sitcom. 7 episodes (1 series) in 1990. Stars Ronald Pickup, Stephen Rea, Mike Grady and Josie Lawrence.

Not With A Bang

Colin and Brian are the last two people on Earth, or at least they fear they are. Janet and Graham believe are as well; until they all meet

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1990
Channel
ITV
Episodes
7   (1 series)
Starring
Ronald Pickup, Stephen Rea, Mike Grady and Josie Lawrence
Writers
Mike Walling and Anthony Millan
Director
Robin Carr
Producer
Robin Carr

During a demonstration on TV science programme The World Tomorrow, presenter Judith Hann accidentally spills a dangerous liquid and sets off a chain of events that causes the entire population of the world to die. All, that is, except Colin and Brian who meet some time after the devastation has subsided. They don't like each other all that much, but try to make sense and cope with it all by getting on with their old lives - mainly going to the pub and discussing Rugby League. One day they encounter a married couple who have also survived the holocaust, and they set up a mini-community together.

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