Walking The Planks

Walking The Planks

Comedy pilot about the restoration of a seaside resort's pier, based on It Sticks Out Half A Mile

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1985
Channel
BBC One
Episodes
1
Starring
Michael Elphick, Richard Wilson, Vivienne Martin, Donald Hewlett, Gary Raynsford, Jean Cope, Ray Gatenby, John Clive and others
Writers
Harold Snoad and Michael Knowles
Director
Harold Snoad
Producer
Harold Snoad

Ron Archer only allowed himself the merest flirtation with the three Rs. However, over the years, he has carefully developed a fourth R - Resourcefulness. This comes to the fore when he decides to buy an old seaside pier. All he needs is the money!

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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 2nd August 1985 on BBC One at 8:30pm
Episode length
30 minutes