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The Ghostbusters Of East Finchley (BBC Sitcom, Jan Francis)



In BBC comedy drama series The Ghostbusters Of East Finchley, written by Tony Grounds, two teenagers Kevin (Paul Reynolds) and Jackie (Catherine Holman) end up working for the government on tax fraud cases.

Jan Francis was a standout playing against type as Kevin’s mum Grace. There was also a strong role for Ray Winstone as the villainous Thane.

Cast: Paul Reynolds as Kevin; Catherine Holman as Jackie; Jan Francis as Grace; Ray Winstone as Thane; Marc Warren as Butch; Carol Macready as Elizabeth; Sheila Reid as Hilda; Bill Paterson as Joe Small; Christopher Fulford as Frankie; Andy Linden as Laughing John; Joe Melia as Stan; Anthony Head as Terry

Writer: Tony Grounds / Producer: Andre Molyneaux / Director: Jim Gillespie

UK / BBC Two / 6×30 minutes / 16 November – 21 December 1995