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The Bounder. Howard Booth (Peter Bowles). Copyright: Yorkshire Television.

The Bounder

ITV sitcom about a conman. 14 episodes (2 series), 1982 - 1983. Stars Peter Bowles, George Cole, Rosalind Ayres and Isla Blair.

The Bounder. Image shows from L to R: Trevor Mountjoy (George Cole), Howard Booth (Peter Bowles). Copyright: Yorkshire Television.

The Bounder

Howard Booth, a debonair confidence trickster, newly released from prison and now making his brother-in-law Trevor's life a misery

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1982 - 1983
Channel
ITV
Episodes
14   (2 series)
Starring
Peter Bowles, George Cole, Rosalind Ayres and Isla Blair
Writer
Eric Chappell
Director
Vernon Lawrence
Producer
Vernon Lawrence

Trevor Mountjoy is about to find his life changing for the worse when his brother-in-law Howard descends upon his household. Howard has just been released from prison after serving a sentence for embezzlement and he wastes no time in getting his feet under the table.

His sister, Mary, believes he would be perfect for Laura, the rich widow next door, but will she fall for his charms - or see through his facade?

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