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A Bit of a Do: The Charity Horse-Racing Evening (S1EP4 ITV 3 Feb 1989, Sarah-Jane Holm)



The Charity Horse-Racing Evening: Ted has to face his family and friends after having been declared bankrupt and subsequently left by Liz. She already has her eye on Neville however, but so does Rita. Meanwhile, Paul must try to keep his unfaithfulness a secret from Jenny.

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: Karen Drury (Carol Fordingbridge), Malcolm Hebden (Barman), Frank Middlemass, Robert Austin

Writer: David Nobbs / Director: Ronnie Baxter

Airdate: 3 Feb 1989 on ITV

Series: A Bit of a Do Season 1 Episode 4

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.