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A Bit of a Do: The Inauguration Of The Outer Inner Relief Ring Road (S2EP5 ITV 17 Nov 1989, Bernard Gallagher)

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The Inauguration Of The Outer Inner Relief Ring Road: Rita must face open hostility due to the unpopular ring road and also has to cope with the knowledge that her son Paul will be sent to prison for six months.

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), Malcolm Tierney (Geoffrey Ellsworth-Smythe), Malcolm Hebden (Barman), Bernard Gallagher, Deborah Fairfax, Gareth Jefferson

Writer: David Nobbs / Director: David Reynolds

Airdate: 17 Nov 1989 on ITV

Series: A Bit of a Do Season 2 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.