Get Lost! (1981)

TV Mini-Series  -   -  Drama | Mystery | Romance
7.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.8/10 from 22 users  
Reviews: 2 user

Add a Plot

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 1941 titles
created 05 Apr 2013
 
a list of 1945 titles
created 8 months ago
 
a list of 14 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Get Lost!" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Get Lost! (1981– )

Get Lost! (1981– ) on IMDb 7.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Get Lost!.

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
1981  
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Bridget Turner ...
 Judy Threadgold (4 episodes, 1981)
...
 Neville Keaton (4 episodes, 1981)
...
 Det Sgt Tomlin (4 episodes, 1981)
Michael Goldie ...
 Meagan (4 episodes, 1981)
Sheila Reid ...
 Miss Langley (4 episodes, 1981)
Malcolm Raeburn ...
 Hooded Figure / ... (4 episodes, 1981)
Brian Southwood ...
 Jim Threadgold (3 episodes, 1981)
Neil McCarthy ...
 Herbert Doyle (2 episodes, 1981)
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

tv mini series | See All (1) »

Genres:

Drama | Mystery | Romance

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

12 June 1981 (UK)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(4 episodes)

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Followed by The Beiderbecke Connection (1988) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Gentle mystery - and a love story
31 March 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Hi,

This was Alan Plater's first screenplay about the Leeds schoolteachers who quickly became Jill Swinburne (Barbara Flynn) and Trevor Chaplin (James Bolam) in the Beiderbecke trilogy (The Beiderbecke Affair, The Beiderbecke Tapes and The Beiderbecke Connection). You can easily tell from references in the Beiderbecke trilogy to things that happened in Get Lost!.

Though it is entirely reasonable to mark this lower than the Beiderbecke trilogy (singly or as a trilogy) it is still very good. Quirky and dry, it is both a love story and a mystery - as are many of Alan Plater's own plays (and screenplays).

One thing that comes through clearly in this, the Beiderbecke trilogy, Misterioso, Last of the Blonde Bombshells and several other Plater works (including some for radio) is his love of jazz. He also loves history - but that isn't evident here.

The thing that most of these have in common is a lack of violence (not quite total here, though there is no visual violence - there is gunfire in Oliver's Travels but nobody gets hit). He has written for many other series (Z-Cars, Dalziel & Pascoe, etc.) but his own works are often lighter and much less violent.

But here his love of music, particularly jazz, is clear, his principal characters real, his situations eccentric - and ciné verité could have been invented for him. His principals are played by Bridget Turner and Alun Armstrong here - and very well too.

His radioplays are excellent too. As with the TV shows he uses the medium beautifully - in fact some of his radioplays could only be adapted to video with radical rewriting.

Take care, Phil.

"Time wounds all heels."


3 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Get Lost! (1981) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?