Whatever Happened To The Likely Lads?. Image shows from L to R: Terry Collier (James Bolam), Bob Ferris (Rodney Bewes). Copyright: BBC.

Whatever Happened To The Likely Lads?

BBC One sitcom about a pair of friends embracing the 1970s differently. 27 episodes (2 series), 1973 - 1974. Stars James Bolam, Rodney Bewes, Brigit Forsyth, Sheila Fearn and others.

Series 2, Episode 5 - The Great Race

Terry and Bob challenge each other to a cross-country cycle race, but they have failed to take into account the passage of time since they last tried it and sneaky tactics have to be employed by both of them.

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 29th January 1974
Time
8:30pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
James Bolam Terry Collier
Rodney Bewes Bob Ferris
Sheila Fearn Audrey
Lorna Wilde Gloria
Guest cast
Bert Palmer Station master
Roy Pattison Lorry driver
Patti Dalton Barmaid
Writing team
Dick Clement Writer
Ian La Frenais Writer
Production team
Bernard Thompson Producer
Tim Gleeson Production Designer
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