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Top Secret Life Of Edgar Briggs, The (ITV 1974, David Jason, Noel Coleman)

Spy sitcom. Misadventures of inept secret agent Edgar Briggs. A kind of UK spin on Get Smart, Edgar Briggs was keen but never quite pulled things off. Somehow Briggs, despite his bungling ways, always manages to get his man.

production details
UK / ITV – London Weekend Television / 13×25 minute episodes / Broadcast 15 September – 20 December 1974

Creators: Bernard McKenna, Richard Laing / Producer: Humphrey Barclay

Top Secret Life of Edgar Briggs

cast
DAVID JASON as Edgar Briggs
NOEL COLEMAN as Commander
BARBARA ANGELL as Jennifer Briggs
MICHAEL STAINTON as Buxton
ELIZABETH COUNSELL as Cathy
MARK EDEN as Spencer

THE EPISODES
1. THE ASSASSIN (15 Sep 74)
2. THE DEFECTOR (22 Sep 74)
3. THE LEAK (29 Sep 74)
4. THE ESCAPE ROUTE (6 Oct 74)
5. THE TRAITOR (25 Oct 74)
6. THE ABDUCTION (1 Nov 74)
7. THE EXCHANGE (8 Nov 74)
8. THE COURIER (15 Nov 74)
9. THE K.G.B. (22 Nov 74)
10. THE DRAWING (29 Nov 74)
11. THE PRESIDENT (6 Dec 74)
12. THE APPOINTMENT (13 Dec 74)
13. THE CONTACT (20 Dec 74)





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