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Don’t Rock The Boat (ITV 1982-1983, Nigel Davenport, Sheila White)

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In Sitcom Don’t Rock The Boat fiftysomething widower Jack Hoxton, who runs his own boatyard, falls in love with and marries Dixie, a former magician’s assistant and half his age. His grown up children, Les (John Prince) and Billy (David Jansen), are far from happy when he starts seeing Dixie (Sheila White).

A lesser known entry in the John Esmonde and Bob Larbey canon but reasonably entertaining. It ran for two seasons.

Don't Rock The Boat

production details
UK / ITV – Thames / 12×30 minute episodes / Broadcast 5 January 1982 – 16 August 1983

Writer: John Esmonde, Bob Larbey / Producer: Mark Stuart

cast
Nigel Davenport as Jack Hoxton
Sheila White as Dixie
John Price as Les
David Janson as Billy
John Horsley as Wally
David Battley as Eric
Judy Holt as Yvonne

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