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Roots (ITV 1981, Allan Corduner, Joy Shelton)



Sitcom Roots, an early script credit for Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran but certainly not one of their better known shows, detailed the misadventures of Jewish Melvyn Solomons, a dentist with artistic pretensions.

Allan Corduner as Melvin Solomons
Joy Shelton as Nettie Solomons
Stanley Meadows as Harry Solomons
Anna Tzelniker as Gilbert
Lesley Joseph as Melanie Goldblatt

crew details
Writers: Laurence Marks, Maurice Gran
Producer and Director: Keith Farthing

production details
Country: UK
Network and Production Companies: ITV – ATV
Duration: 6×25 minute episodes
Aired From: 11 September – 1 November 1981 Friday 8.00pm