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Can We Get On Now, Please? (ITV 1980, Hugh Paddick, Sheila Steafel)

Sitcom Can We Get On Now, Please? detailed the exploits of the staff of a magistrates court. The main character was Mr Pettigrew (Hugh Paddick) who was Clerk to the Justices in a magistrates’ court.

Among the presiding magistrates were Mrs Price (Sheila Steafel), Mr Butterfield (Robert Dorning) and Mr Skinner (Michael Barrington).

production details
UK / ITV – Granada / 6×25 minute episodes / Broadcast 2 June – 7 July 1980 – Mondays at 8.00pm

Writer: Dennis Wolf / Producer: Brian Armstrong / Directors: Eric Prytherch, Richard Holthouse

cast
HUGH PADDICK as Pettigrew
ROBERT DORNING as Mr Butterfield
SHEILA STAEFAL as Mrs Pryor
MICHAEL BARRINGTON as Mr Skinner
CHARLES LAMB as Mr Bailey
VALERIE PHILLIPS as Miss Teasedale





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