The Wright Way. Image shows from L to R: Clive Beeches (Luke Gell), Gerald Wright (David Haig), Malika Maha (Mina Anwar), Bernard Stanning (Toby Longworth). Copyright: Phil McIntyre Entertainment.

The Wright Way

BBC One sitcom about a council department. 6 episodes (1 series) in 2013. Stars David Haig, Mina Anwar, Luke Gell, Toby Longworth and others.

Series 1, Episode 4 - Concealed Sharp Objects

Gerald seizes the opportunity to write his very own renowned hazard warning after accidentally stabbing himself with a pin. Meanwhile, Victoria and Susan prepare for the Big Ballroom Night dance contest.

Further details

Gerald is bemoaning the fact that he has never managed to author a renowned hazard warning of his very own. However, when he is stabbed in the chest by a pin from a new shirt, he seizes the opportunity, and with Malika's help, sets himself on a mission to convince the mayor that all shirts sold in Baselricky must carry a warning label.

Valerie agrees to help Susan and her partner, Victoria, rehearse in secret for the upcoming local Big Ballroom Night dance contest. Gerald and Valerie have been winning every year for ages but now they won't be competing due to their recent divorce. Meanwhile, Malika discovers that her Big Ballroom Night dance partnership with the mayor is in jeopardy.

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 14th May 2013
Time
10:35pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
David Haig Gerald Wright
Mina Anwar Malika Maha
Luke Gell Clive Beeches
Toby Longworth Bernard Stanning
Kacey Ainsworth Valerie Wright
Joanne Matthews Sue
Beattie Edmondson Vic
Robert Daws Mayor Len Winkler
Guest cast
Hannah Jane Fox Cheryl Delores
Anabel Barnston Waitress
Writing team
Ben Elton Writer
Production team
Dewi Humphreys Director
Rohan Acharya Producer
Ben Elton Producer
Lucy Ansbro Executive Producer
Gregor Sharp Executive Producer

Video

Economic BOOM!

Vic explains her understanding of economics to Susan. Boom, in your face!

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