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A Turn for the Worse (Play For Today BBC-1 1981, Bernard Hill)



In A Turn for the Worse, a Play For Today production, Bernard Hill plays Simon Simpson who runs a Liverpool based entertainment agency. He “discovers” young unemployed comedian Joey Dukes and thinks he is destined for the big time.

production details
UK / BBC One / 1×65 minute episode / Broadcast 12 May 1981 at 9.25pm

Writer: John Bill / Production Design: Gerry Scott / Producer: John Norton / Director: Bill Hays

Series: Play For Today Season 11 Episode 25

Bernard Hill as Simon Simpson
Max Hafler as Joey Dukes
Debbie Arnold as Marilyn
Christopher Ryan as Hound Dog
Vince Earl as Ronny
Ray Kingsley as Rosco De Ville
Mariane di Marko as Rhoda
Bill Bradley as Donald Peers
Margaret Mason as The Trevor Preston Duo
Dennis Neale as The Trevor Preston Duo
Bill Dean as Voice
John Challis as Voice
Ian Sharp as Voice