BRITISH COMEDY/DRAMA SERIES

WITZEND/CENTRAL TV(ITV)

CREATORS:DICK CLEMENT/IAN LA FRENAIS(BASED ON AN IDEA BY FRANC RODDAM)

WRITERS : DICK CLEMENT,IAN LA FRENAIS,STAN HEY,BERNIE COOPER,FRANCIS MEGAHY

26 X 50 MINUTE EPISODES

FIRST SEASON SHOWN 11TH NOV 1983 TO 10TH FEB 1984

SECOND SEASON SHOWN 21ST FEB TO 16TH MAY 1986


MAIN CAST OF CHARACTERS:

'OZ' OSBORNE- JIMMY NAIL

DENNIS PATTERSON - TIM HEALY

NEVILLE HOPE - KEVIN WHATELY

ALBERT ARTHUR MOXEY - CHRISTOPHER FAIRBANK

WAYNE WINSTON NORRIS - GARY HOLTON

BARRY TAYLOR - TIMOTHY SPALL

'BOMBER'BUSBRIDGE - PAT ROACH

OTHER CHARACTERS :

HERR GRUNWALD - MICHAEL SHEARD

BRENDA HOPE - JULIA TOBIN

VERA PATTERSON - CAROLINE HUTCHINSON

DAGMAR - BRIGITTE KAHN

MACGOWAN - MICHAEL ELPHICK

MARJORIE OSBORNE - SUE ELLIOTT

ALLY FRASER - BILL PATERSON

HAZEL REDFERN - MELANIE HILL

KENNY AMES - JAMES BOOTH

COLIN - RAY WINSTONE


THE SERIES IS ABOUT A GROUP OF SEVEN ENGLISH BUILDERS(LATER DUBBED 'THE MAGNIFICENT 7' BY THEMSELVES!!)THROWN TOGETHER IN DUSSELDORF,GERMANY TO WORK(AND LIVE)ON A BUILDING SITE IN PRETTY GROTTY CONDITIONS

THE ONLY WAY THEY GET THROUGH THE DAYS WORK IS BY THINKING ABOUT WHAT THEY ARE DOING LATER THAT EVENING,USUALLY ENDING UP GETTING DRUNK ,PULLING BIRDS,OR GETTING IN TO SOME SORT OF TROUBLE ONE WAY OR ANOTHER

THE SECOND SERIES SEES THE BOYS WORKING FOR ALLY FRASER,LOCAL VILLAIN IN NEWCASTLE,TO REFURBISH A MANSION THAT HE BOUGHT(ILLEGALLY)IN DERBYSHIRE.

AFTER THAT,HE OFFERS THEM SOME WORK AT HIS VILLA IN SPAIN,AND SO WE FOLLOW THEM ON THEIR SPANISH ANTICS,AND MORE DRINKING,PULLING BIRDS AND GETTING INTO MORE TROUBLE.ONE NOTABLE CASE IS WHEN THEY ARE MISTAKEN FOR A GROUP OF BANK ROBBERS WHO HAVE DONE A RUNNER TO SPAIN,BUT THE BOYS WERE IN THE WRONG PLACE AT THE WRONG TIME,BUT BECOME HEROS AMONG THE LOCAL VILLAINS.

ANYWAY,CLICK ON THE LINKS BELOW FOR THE COMPLETE EPISODE GUIDE TO THE SERIES.


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