The Accountant

  • TV comedy drama
  • BBC One
  • 1989
  • 1 episode

Comedy about a Jewish accountant who is co-opted into the Italian Mafia. Stars Alfred Molina, Tracie Hart, Georgia Mitchell, Clive Panto, David Graham and more.

Key details

Genre
Comedy Drama
Broadcast
1989
Channels
BBC One
Episodes
1
Stars
Alfred Molina, Tracie Hart, Georgia Mitchell, Clive Panto, David Graham, Ivano Staccioli, Fintan McKeown, Nadio Fortune and more
Writer
Geoffrey Case
Director
Les Blair
Producer
Paul Knight
Companies

"Why are the Mafia taking such an interest in my son's barmitzvah? I'm Lionel Ellerman, an accountant from Edgware. All I did was trace a small debt for my mad friend Bernie from Manchester. Naples for a holiday is fine but not with a sack over my head and a gun pointing at me..."

Additional details

Also known as
  • Screen One: The Accountant
Production
Studio
Picture
Colour
Soundtrack
Incidental music composed by Carl Davis.

Website links

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Sunday 24th September 1989 at 9:05pm on BBC One
Episode length
95 minutes

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