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A Bit of a Do: The Angling Club Christmas Party (S1EP3 ITV 27 Jan 1989, David Thewlis)

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The Angling Club Christmas Party: Ted and Liz attend the party as a couple which causes awkwardness amongst their family and friends. This is heightened when Laurence and Rita also put in an appearance. Ted is also blackmailed due to having cheated in a fishing tournament and shamefacedly resigns.

Regular Cast: David Jason (Ted Simcock), Gwen Taylor (Rita Simcock), Nicola Pagett (Liz Rodenhurst), Michael Jayston (Neville Badger), Stephanie Cole (Betty Sillitoe), Tim Wylton (Rodney Sillitoe), David Thewlis (Paul Simcock), Sarah-Jane Holm (Jenny Simcock), Wayne Foskett (Elvis Simcock), Nigel Hastings (Simon Roderhurst), Paul Chapman (Laurence Rodenhurst)

Guest Cast: David Roper, Peter Martin, Richard Beale, Ruth Holden, Mike Timoney

Writer: David Nobbs / Director: David Reynolds

Airdate: 27 Jan 1989 on ITV

Series: A Bit of a Do Season 1 Episode 3

Show Info: A Bit of a Do is a British comedy drama series based on the books by David Nobbs. The show starred David Jason and was aired on ITV in 1989. It was made for the ITV network by Yorkshire Television. Each episode took place at a different social function and followed the changing lives of two families, the working-class Simcocks and the middle-class Rodenhursts.