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Outside Edge (ITV Sitcom, Brenda Blethyn, Timothy Spall)



In sitcom Outside Edge Miriam (Brenda Blethyn) and Roger Dervish (Robert Daws) have an uneasy relationship with Kevin (Timothy Spall) and Maggie Costello (Josie Lawrence), a couple they meet at a number of cricketing social events.

The season three opener was an hour long special. The show started life as a one off play of the same name in 1982 this starred Paul Eddington, Prunella Scales and Maureen Lipman. It was also written by Richard Harris.

Cast: Brenda Blethyn (Miriam Dervish), Robert Daws (Roger Dervish), Josie Lawrence (Maggie Costello), Timothy Spall (Kevin Costello), Denis Lill (Dennis Broadley), Jeremy Nicholas (Bob Willis, Season 1), Michael Jayston (Bob Willis, Seasons 2 and 3), Ben Daniels (Alex Harrington), Nigel Pegram (Nigel)

Writer: Richard Harris / Music: Fiachra Trench / Producer: Paula Burdon

UK / ITV – Central / 21×30 minute episodes 1×60 minute episodes / Broadcast 24 March 1994 – 13 Feb 1996