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Room Service (ITV 1979, Bryan Pringle, Freddie Earlle)

Roots ITV 1979

Sitcom Room Service detailed the exploits of three room service waiters at the five star Prince Henry hotel. A rare misfire from Jimmy Perry the series lasted for just the seven episodes. There was an untransmitted pilot made that starred Derek Newark as Charles Spooner.

cast
Bryan Pringle as Charles Spooner
Freddie Earlle as Aldo de Vito
Chris Gannon as Horace Murphy
Jeillo Edwards as Mrs. McGregor
Matthew Kelly as Dick Sedgwick
Basil Lord as Mr. Morris
Judi Maynard as Freda
Penelope Nice as Marlene Barry
Michael Petrovitch as Fedros
Tony Alleff as Washer-Up
Al Fiorentini as Waiter
Neville Rofalia as Ahmed
Ric Young as Tin Tin
Gertan Klauber as Gustav

crew details
Writer: Jimmy Perry
Production Design: John White
Producer and Director: Michael Mills

production details
Country: UK
Network and Production Companies: ITV – Thames
Duration: 7×25 minute episodes
Aired From: 2 January – 13 February 1979 Tuesdays 8.30pm





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