Sharon And Elsie (BBC-1 1984-1985, Brigit Forsyth, Janette Beverly)

In this sitcom Elsie Beecroft and young Sharon Wilkes work as secretaries for the printing firm of James Blake and Son in Manchester.

There was a pilot (never transmitted) made in 1983. This featured Susan Tracy in the Elsie Role.

Brigit Forsyth as Elsie Beecroft
Janette Beverley as Sharon Wilkes
John F. Landry as Stanley Crabtree
Maggie Jones as Ivy
Bruce Montague as Roland Beecroft
Gordon Rollings as Ike Hepworth
Lee Daley as Elvis Wilkes
John Junkin as Tommy Wallace
Carmel McSharry as Olive
Paula Tilbrook as Mrs. Tibbett
Gillian Bevan as Beryl Wainwright

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crew details
Writer: Arline Whittaker
Producers: Roger Race (Season 1), Mike Stephens (Season 2)

production details
Country: UK
Network and Production Companies: BBC One
Duration: 12×30 minute episodes
Aired From: 27 January 1984 – 26 July 1985

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