Nice Work (BBC Drama, Warren Clarke, Haydn Gwynne)

In four part BBC drama Nice Work rough edged industrialist Vic Wilcox (Warren Clarke) gets more than he bargained for when he tangles with feminist academic Robyn Penrose (Haydn Gwynne). As part of a new education initiative Robyn has been asked to shadow self made company boss Wilcox. Despite being polar opposites the pair begin an affair.

Cast: Warren Clarke as Vic Wilcox; Haydn Gwynne as Doctor Robyn Penrose; Janet Dale as Marjorie Wilcox; David Calder as Stuart Baxter; John Forgeham as Brian Everthorpe; Terry Coates as Rupert Sutcliffe; Christopher Godwin as Philip Swallow; Tim Preece as Bob Busby; Tariq Yunus as Danny Ram; John Arthur as Tom Rigby; Martin Jacobs as Charles; Patrick Pearson as Basil Penrose; Neale S. McGrath as George Prendergast

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Writer: David Lodge / Music: Rachel Portman / Producer: Chris Parr / Director: Christopher Menaul

UK / BBC Two / 4×60 minute episodes / Broadcast 4 – 25 October 1989

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