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It Takes A Worried Man (ITV 1981-1983, Peter Tilbury, Sue Holderness)



It Takes A Worried Man

In sitcom It Takes A Worried Man 35 year old insurance salesman Philip Roath is in a permanent state of neurosis and self doubt. Star Peter Tilbury was better known as a writer (he was behind hit ITV sitcom Shelley).

A regular feature of the episodes was Roath recounting his latest exploits to his analyst.

Season 3 shown by Channel 4.

Peter Tilbury as Philip Roath
Sue Holderness as Liz (series 2 & 3)
Diana Payan as Ruth
Andrew Tourell as Napley
Nicholas Le Prevost as Simon
Christopher Benjamin as The Old Man
Angela Down as Lillian (series 1)

crew details
Creator: Peter Tilbury
Producers and Directors: Anthony Parker (Seasons 1-2), Douglas Argent (Season 3)

production details
Country: UK
Network and Production Companies: ITV – Channel 4 – Thames
Duration: 19×30 minute episodes
Aired From: 27 October 1981 – 20 November 1983