TV Big Deal (BBC-1 1984-1986, Ray Brooks, Sharon Duce) Published 2 years ago on July 26, 2017 Drama series Big Deal followed gambling addict Robby Box is determined to give it all up for the sake of his relationship but cannot resist the big game or the main race. Big Deal was a popular enough series albeit quite a downbeat one, a rare chance for the excellent Ray Brooks (beloved by generations as the voice of Mr Benn) to shine in a lead role and with a well remembered theme tune from Bobby G (better known as Bobby Guppy from Bucks Fizz). production details UK / BBC One / 30×50 minute episodes / Broadcast 14 October 1984 – 4 November 1986 Writer: Geoff McQueen / Script Editor: David Crane / Theme Music: Bobby G / Incidental Music: Harry South (of The Sweeney fame) / Producer: Terence Williams cast RAY BROOKS as Robby Box SHARON DUCE as Jan Oliver LISA GEOGHAN as Debby Oliver JAMES OTTAWAY as Tommy STEPHEN TATE as Dick Mayer PAMELA CUNDELL as Vi Box ANDY MULLIGAN as Geordie KENNETH WALLER as Ferret THE EPISODES SEASON ONE 14 October – 30 December 1984 1. RED LADY, BLACK NIGHT 2. ONE GOOD TURN OVER… 3. A RAGGED RUN 4. SOME YOU WIN… 5. LUCK OF THE IRISH 6. FIGHTING CHANCE 7. VIDEO MAN 8. CASH FLOW 9. NINE BOB NOTES 10. HOME AN’ DRY SEASON TWO 3 September – 5 November 1985 1. DOWN AND UNDER 2. GETTING KNOTTED 3. WHAT ARE FRIENDS FOR? 4. POPPING ACROSS THE POND 5. BREAKTHROUGH 6. GUV’NOR 7. PARTNERS 8. THE RABBIT AND THE HARE 9. WINDFALL 10. I GOTTA HORSE SEASON THREE 2 September – 4 November 1986 1. THE BIG SLEEP 2. THE Z TEAM 3. DEALS ON WHEELS 4. TUPPENCE COLOURED 5. THE CHICKEN AND THE EGG 6. PANEL MONEY 7. FOLLOWING IN THEIR FATHER’S FOOTSTEPS 8. PLAYING THE ACE 9. THE BIGGEST DEAL 10. INNOCENT O.K.? BBCDrama SeriesGeoff McQueenHarry SouthJames OttawayKenneth WallerLisa GeoghanPamela CundellRay BrooksSharon DuceStephen TateTerence WilliamsTV Advertisement advertisement and this just in Episodes14 hours ago Single Parents: Summer of Miggy (S1EP17 ABC Wed 27 Feb 2019) Summer of Miggy: As baby Jack prepares to walk for the first time, Miggy feels old and tries to recapture... Episodes14 hours ago Ministry Of Evil: The Twisted Cult Of Tony Alamo (Sundance Premieres Wed 27 Feb 2019) Ministry of Evil chronicles the life and crimes of Tony Alamo, who, together with his wife, became a born-again, fire-and-brimstone... Episodes14 hours ago Bargain Mansions: Stairway To Master Suite Heaven (S2EP15 DIY Wed 27 Feb 2019) Stairway To Master Suite Heaven: Host Tamara Day uses a 1,400-square-foot second-story addition to build three new bedrooms in a... Episodes14 hours ago You’re the Worst: The Pillars of Creation (S5EP8 FXX Wed 27 Feb 2019) The Pillars of Creation: Paul, Vernon, and Becca air their dirty laundry on a weekend getaway. Airdate: Wednesday 27 February... Episodes14 hours ago Whiskey Cavalier: Pilot (Series Premiere ABC Wed 27 Feb 2019) Pilot: Following an emotional breakup, tough but tender FBI super-agent Will Chase (code name: “Whiskey Cavalier”) is assigned to work... search EPISODES Episodes14 hours ago Schitt’s Creek: The Hospies (S5EP8 POP Wed 27 Feb 2019) The Hospies: Johnny and Stevie attend the regional hospitality awards, while Moira does everything in her power to stop Alexis... Episodes14 hours ago Suits: Harvey (Season finale S8EP16 USA Wed 27 Feb 2019) Harvey: When Hardman comes looking for retribution, the firm rallies to Harvey’s defense. Airdate: Wednesday 27 February 2019 at 10.00pm... Episodes14 hours ago Chicago P.D.: The Forgotten (S6EP16 NBC Wed 27 Feb 2019) The Forgotten: Voight and the Intelligence Unit focus all their effort and resources into investigating the disappearance of an exotic... advertisement MOVIES Movies2 weeks ago Private Worlds (Paramount 1935, Charles Boyer, Claudette Colbert) Charles Boyer stars as the new superintendent of a progressive mental hospital. His apparent coldness first arouses resentment among the... Movies2 weeks ago Yucatán (2018, Luis Tosar, Stephanie Cayo) In farcical comedy Yucatán a pair of white collar thieves compete fiercely against each other trying to steal from an... Movies2 weeks ago The Breaker Upperers (Netflix Fri 15 Feb 2019, Jackie van Beek, Madeleine Sami) Two women run a business breaking up couples for cash but when one develops a conscience their friendship unravels. production... MY TV TONIGHTWhat's on and when. Broadcast, cable and streaming... BRITISH FILM 1930-1990The Viewer's Guide to British Film 1930-1990 Indepth guide to six decades of cinema in the UK.