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A Bit of a Do: The Funeral (S2EP6 ITV 24 Nov 1989, Malcolm Hebden)



The Funeral: It is the day of Neville’s funeral after his death in a car accident and Liz tries to make it a happy occasion as Neville would have wanted. The mood is genuinely lifted for Rita when Geoffrey proposes to her.

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: Malcolm Tierney (Geoffrey Ellsworth-Smythe), Amanda Wenban (Lucinda Snellmarsh), Malcolm Hebden (Barman)

Writer: David Nobbs / Director: John Glenister

Airdate: 24 Nov 1989 on ITV

Series: A Bit of a Do Season 2 Episode 6

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.