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Best Of Enemies (ITV Sitcom, Tim Barratt, Robert Coote)



Best of Enemies ITV 1968-1969 Tim Barrett

In sitcom The Best of Enemies Robert Coote and Tim Barratt play rival M.P.s Willie Gordon and Geoffrey Broom. Gordon is a staunch Tory and Broom is a newly elected socialist MP.

The series, written by Vince Powell and Harry Driver, was disrupted by a technicians strike, episode one was shown 6 August 1968 the rest were shown between 25 June and 9 July 1969.

Cast: Tim Barratt as Geoffrey Broom MP; Robert Coote as Willie Gordon MP; Deryck Guyler as Wilkins; Hugh Latimer as Baxter; Noel Davis as Hunter; Richard Davies as Mervyn Conway

Writers: Vince Powell, Harry Driver / Producers: Malcolm Morris, Alan Tarrant

UK / ITV – Thames / 5×30 minute episodes / 1968-69