The Upchat Connection. Image shows from L to R: Mike Upchat (Robin Nedwell), Maggie (Susan Jameson). Copyright: Thames Television.

The Upchat Connection

ITV sitcom. 7 episodes (1 series) in 1978. Stars Robin Nedwell, Susan Jameson and Bernadette Milnes.

The Upchat Connection

As Mike Upchat emigrates, a brand new Mike Upchat arrives on the streets of London, complete with locker 684, Marylebone Station

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1978
Channel
ITV
Episodes
7   (1 series)
Starring
Robin Nedwell, Susan Jameson and Bernadette Milnes
Writer
Keith Waterhouse
Director
Robert Reed
Producer
Robert Reed

Mike Upchat has emigrated to California, leaving behind ... Mike Upchat. At £5 a ticket, Mike has raffled all of his names and identities, locker 684 (Marylebone Station, Marylebone, London, NW1 PRQ...), and all of his personal effects, contacts, goodwill, persona - and a blind date.

How will the new Mike Upchat fare? Does he have the natural skill and patter of the previous incumbent? Only time will tell...

Production Details

Production company
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Tuesday 24th October 1978 on ITV at 8:30pm
Last new broadcast
Tuesday 5th December 1978 on ITV at 8:30pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes

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