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A Bit of a Do: The Crowning Of Miss Frozen Chicken (UK) (S1EP5 ITV 10 Feb 1989, Stephanie Cole)



The Crowning Of Miss Frozen Chicken (UK): Tensions run high among the group for a variety of reasons. Rodney has purchased Ted’s foundry which causes no small degree of acrimony, Paul confesses to Jenny about his dalliance with Carol and protesters interrupt the beauty pageant. The evening climaxes with Neville and Liz agreeing to marry; much to the shock of Rita and Laurence.

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), Chrissie Cotterill

Writer: David Nobbs / Director: Ronnie Baxter

Airdate: 10 Feb 1989 on ITV

Series: A Bit of a Do Season 1 Episode 5

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.