Nice Work (BBC-2 1989 with Warren Clarke and Haydn Gwynne)


UK / BBC Two / 4×60 minute episodes / Broadcast 4 – 25 October 1989

Writer: David Lodge / Music: Rachel Portman / Producer: Chris Parr / Director: Christopher Menaul

Drama serial. Rough edged industrialist Vic Wilcox gets more than he bargained for when he tangles with feminist academic Robyn Penrose. As part of a new education initiative Robyn has been asked to shadow self made company boss Wilcox. Despite being polar opposites the pair begin an affair.

Warren Clarke as Vic Wilcox
Haydn Gwynne as Doctor Robyn Penrose
Janet Dale as Marjorie Wilcox
David Calder as Stuart Baxter
John Forgeham as Brian Everthorpe
Terry Coates as Rupert Sutcliffe
Christopher Godwin as Philip Swallow
Tim Preece as Bob Busby
Tariq Yunus as Danny Ram
John Arthur as Tom Rigby
Martin Jacobs as Charles
Patrick Pearson as Basil Penrose
Neale S. McGrath as George Prendergast