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A Bit of a Do: The Christening (S2EP2 ITV 27 Oct 1989, Diana Weston)



The Christening: Much has changed for the characters as Rita is now a Labour Councillor, Elvis is a journalist and Ted is engaged to Corinna. It is not all happy news though, as Jenny announces that her marriage is over and Elvis rows with Carol.

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), Karen Drury (Carol Fordingbridge)

Guest Cast: Tracy Brabin (Sandra), Diana Weston (Corinna Price-Rodgerson), Malcolm Hebden (Barman), Philip Bird, Max Harvey, Victoria Hasted, Nigel Leach

Writer: David Nobbs / Director: David Reynolds

Airdate: 27 Oct 1989 on ITV

Series: A Bit of a Do Season 2 Episode 2

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.