Mind Your Language (1977–1986)

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Barry Evans plays a put-upon language teacher who tries to make a living by teaching English to immigrants. With pupils from India, France, China, and many other countries, his lessons do ... See full summary »

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Barry Evans ...
 Jeremy Brown (42 episodes, 1977-1986)
George Camiller ...
 Giovanni Capello / ... (42 episodes, 1977-1986)
Jacki Harding ...
 Anna Schmidt (42 episodes, 1977-1986)
Zara Nutley ...
 Miss Courtney (42 episodes, 1977-1986)
Ricardo Montez ...
 Juan Cervantes (42 episodes, 1977-1986)
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 Ranjeet Singh (42 episodes, 1977-1986)
Robert Lee ...
 Taro Nagazumi (29 episodes, 1977-1979)
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 Maximillian Papandrious (29 episodes, 1977-1979)
Jamila Massey ...
 Jamila Ranjha (29 episodes, 1977-1979)
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 Danielle Favre (29 episodes, 1977-1979)
Dino Shafeek ...
 Ali Nadim (29 episodes, 1977-1979)
Pik Sen Lim ...
 Chung Su-Lee (27 episodes, 1977-1979)
Anna Bergman ...
 Ingrid Svenson (21 episodes, 1978-1986)
Tommy Godfrey ...
 Sid (20 episodes, 1978-1979)
Iris Sadler ...
 Gladys (20 episodes, 1978-1979)
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Barry Evans plays a put-upon language teacher who tries to make a living by teaching English to immigrants. With pupils from India, France, China, and many other countries, his lessons do not always go as planned. Written by Rhino <rhino@blueyonder.co.uk>

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This show was remade in India as "Zaban Sambhal ke" (Talk with Care). In this, the students from various parts of India learn Hindi under Pankaj Kapur. See more »

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In the last episode of Series Three, 'What a Tangled Web', Sid the caretaker laments at length that twenty-eight years ago he was married, despite having a whole previous episode ('How's Your Father' from Series Two) about Mr. Brown offering to pay for him to wed his partner after hearing Sid never married her. See more »

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Taro Nagazumi: Aso!
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Remade as Zabaan Sambhal Ke (1993) See more »

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A laugh a minute
25 June 2002 | by (Geelong, Australia) – See all my reviews

I used to watch this as a 10 year old kid. Not even knowing what rasism was I thought this was the greatest show ever. I guess I could relate to the characters trying to learn something new. They were almost like children in that classroom which made it really easy for someone of my age to find it ammusing. It's a shame that in these times of politcal correctness that it'll never be shown on Australian TV again. I don't even think its on pay TV. I doubt it. So heres to one of the best TV shows of its time. A laugh a minute. Nothing more. Nothing less.


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