Mind Your Language (1977–1986)

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Series cast summary:
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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[repeated line]
Ali Nadim: Jolly good!
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Spin-off What a Country (1986) See more »

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Best comedy of the 70's
23 October 2003 | by (auckland, new zealand) – See all my reviews

I use to watch this programme as a kid, it was hilarious. I'll never forget the catchy tune music too. I wish they'd repeat again here in New Zealand. But knowing my luck, the political correctness of TV these days won't show it. Even though they show some vile programmes full of nakedness and profanity, it's hypocritical.


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