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Knowledge, The (ITV 1979, Nigel Hawthorne, Maureen Lipman)

The Knowledge 1979 ITV

Comedy about a group of aspiring taxi drivers try their best to learn ‘the Knowledge‘ a test that will allow them to ply their trade around the streets of London.

Another smart little Rosenthal comedy of minor types living out their lives as best they can. Very funny.

production details
UK / ITV – Thames / 1×75 minute episode / 1979

Writer: Jack Rosenthal / Director: Bob Brooks

cast
NIGEL HAWTHORNE as Mr Burgess
MAUREEN LIPMAN as Brenda Weller
MICK FORD as Chris Matthews
MICHAEL ELPHICK as Gordon Weller
DAVID RYALL as Titanic Walters
LESLEY JOSEPH as Val
JONATHAN LYNN as Ted Margolies
GARY HOLTON as Eddie Hairstyle
TIM STERN as Stan
JANINE DUVITSKI as Receptionist





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