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A Bit of a Do: The White Wedding (S1EP1 ITV 13 Jan 1989, Gwen Taylor)



The White Wedding: It is the day of Paul and Jenny’s wedding and their families must conceal their differences. Liz takes this to extremes by propositioning Ted and the two disappear to a hotel room at the reception. The day ends in violence and recrimination on all sides.

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: Keith Marsh (Percy Spragg), Maggie Jones, Roger Grainger, Saul Jephcott

Writer: David Nobbs / Director: David Reynolds

Airdate: 13 Jan 1989 on ITV

Series: A Bit of a Do Season 1 Episode 1

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.