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"One Foot in the Grave" (1990) More at IMDbPro »TV series 1990-2001

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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | unknown
Release Date:
4 January 1990 (UK) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Who would have thought retirement could be so chaotic?
Plot:
Victor Meldrew is a retiree who attracts bad luck. If he's not driving his long suffering wife Margeret crazy with his constant moaning, he's fighting with neighbors. Full summary »
Awards:
10 wins & 15 nominations See more »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 6 of 35)

Richard Wilson ... Victor Meldrew (44 episodes, 1990-2001)

Annette Crosbie ... Margaret Meldrew (43 episodes, 1990-2001)
Doreen Mantle ... Mrs Warboys / ... (18 episodes, 1990-2000)

Owen Brenman ... Nick Swainey (15 episodes, 1990-2000)

Angus Deayton ... Patrick (14 episodes, 1990-2000)
Janine Duvitski ... Pippa (14 episodes, 1990-2000)
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Series Directed by
Susan Belbin (35 episodes, 1990-1996)
Christine Gernon (7 episodes, 1997-2000)
 
Series Writing credits
David Renwick (44 episodes, 1990-2001)

Series Produced by
Susan Belbin .... producer (35 episodes, 1990-1996)
Jonathan Paul Llewellyn .... producer (6 episodes, 2000)
 
Series Original Music by
Ed Welch (9 episodes, 1993-2000)
Eric Idle (6 episodes, 1990)
 
Series Cinematography by
Geoff Harrison (6 episodes, 2000)
John Rhodes (2 episodes, 1993)

John Record (unknown episodes)
 
Series Film Editing by
Mike Houghton (21 episodes, 1990-1996)
John Dunstan (12 episodes, 1990-1992)
Mark Lawrence (6 episodes, 2000)
 
Series Production Design by
Nick Somerville (13 episodes, 1990-1993)
Linda Conoboy (12 episodes, 1992-2000)
John Asbridge (9 episodes, 1990-1996)
John Bristow (7 episodes, 1991-1992)
Laurence Williams (6 episodes, 1994-1995)
Chris Hull (2 episodes, 1990)
 
Series Art Direction by
Richard Drew (6 episodes, 1993)
Clara Morland (4 episodes, 2000)
Antony Cartlidge (3 episodes, 2000)
 
Series Costume Design by
Richard Winter (35 episodes, 1990-1996)
Jacky Levy (6 episodes, 2000)
 
Series Makeup Department
Jean Steward .... makeup designer (26 episodes, 1990-1993)
Vanessa White .... makeup designer / hair designer / ... (15 episodes, 1993-2000)
Debbie Ross .... makeup artist (2 episodes, 1990-1991)
Rebecca Walker .... hair designer / makeup artist / ... (2 episodes, 2000)
 
Series Production Management
Gavin Clark .... production manager (11 episodes, 1990)
Nick Wood .... production manager (11 episodes, 1993-1995)
Duncan Cooper .... production manager (7 episodes, 1990)
Murray Peterson .... production manager (7 episodes, 1991-1992)
Francis Gilson .... production manager (6 episodes, 2000)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Katie Thompstone .... first assistant director (6 episodes, 2000)
Anna Brabbins .... third assistant director (2 episodes, 2000)
Kate Holdsworth .... second assistant director (2 episodes, 2000)
 
Series Art Department
Pete Wane .... graphic designer (13 episodes, 1990)
Sue Claybyn .... properties buyer (11 episodes, 1992-1993)
David Hayden .... properties buyer (7 episodes, 1990)
Barbara Horne .... properties buyer (7 episodes, 1991-1992)
Nick Barnett .... properties buyer (7 episodes, 1993-1995)
Amanda Smith .... properties buyer (6 episodes, 1990)
Nicola Burrough .... production buyer (6 episodes, 2000)
Dave Channon .... construction manager (2 episodes, 1993)
Dickson Peschek .... prop master (2 episodes, 2000)

Maddy Turnbull .... art department assistant (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
Laurie Taylor .... sound supervisor / sound: studio / ... (16 episodes, 1991-1997)
John A. Parry .... film sound / sound recordist (14 episodes, 1991-1993)
Nick Roast .... sound supervisor / sound: studio / ... (12 episodes, 1993-2000)
John Hooper .... film sound (8 episodes, 1990-1995)
Christopher Round .... boom operator / sound recordist (8 episodes, 1993-2000)
Martin Deane .... sound: studio / sound supervisor (7 episodes, 1990)
Mark Holland .... sound: studio (6 episodes, 1990)
Ron Keighley .... film sound (5 episodes, 1990)
Clive Derbyshire .... film sound (5 episodes, 1994-1995)
Dave Wagner .... sound supervisor / assistant sound supervisor / ... (5 episodes, 1997-2000)
John Mooney .... sound (2 episodes, 2000)
Geoff Moss .... sound supervisor (2 episodes, 2000)
 
Series Special Effects by
Peter Kersey .... special effects (6 episodes, 1990)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Chris Lawson .... visual effects designer / visual effects (33 episodes, 1990-2000)
Colin Mapson .... visual effects designer (6 episodes, 1990)
 
Series Stunts
Steve Whyment .... stunt arranger / stunts (7 episodes, 1993-2000)
Bill Weston .... stunt arranger / stunt performer (3 episodes, 1990-2000)
Gabe Cronnelly .... stunt performer / stunt arranger (3 episodes, 1995-2000)
Colin Skeaping .... fight arranger / stunt arranger (2 episodes, 1990-1993)
Tip Tipping .... stunt arranger / stunts (2 episodes, 1990-1993)
Mark Lisbon .... stunt performer (2 episodes, 1996-2000)
Tina Maskell .... stunt performer (2 episodes, 1996-2000)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Chris Kempton .... lighting director / studio lighting / ... (39 episodes, 1990-2000)
Roger Goss .... camera supervisor / studio camera supervisor (20 episodes, 1990-1993)
John Record .... film camera / film camerman (15 episodes, 1990-1997)
Duncan Unsworth .... studio camera supervisor / camera supervisor (15 episodes, 1994-2000)
Peter Robinson .... lighting gaffer (7 episodes, 1993-2000)
Keith Burton .... film camerman (6 episodes, 1990)
Alan Tabner .... key grip (6 episodes, 1990)
Peter Loring .... film camera (6 episodes, 1994-1995)
Ian Jackson .... camera operator (6 episodes, 2000)
John Rhodes .... film camera (5 episodes, 1993)
James Grimes .... grips / camera grip / ... (4 episodes, 1992-1997)
Will Charles .... lighting director / studio lighting (4 episodes, 1996-2000)
Alan Bayley .... camera supervisor (3 episodes, 1990-1992)
John Hembrough .... assistant camera / focus puller (2 episodes, 1993)
Paul Lang .... best boy / electrician (2 episodes, 1993)
Martin Kempton .... studio lighting (2 episodes, 1995-1996)
John Fletcher .... focus puller (2 episodes, 2000)
Julia Smith .... lighting director (2 episodes, 2000)
 
Series Casting Department
Judy Loe .... casting adviser / casting advisor (17 episodes, 1990-1996)
Tracey Gillham .... casting advisor (7 episodes, 1997-2000)
Rebecca Howard .... casting advisor (6 episodes, 1990)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Karen Beale .... assistant costume designer / costume design assistant (5 episodes, 1990-1993)
 
Series Editorial Department
Sue Collins .... vision mixer (31 episodes, 1990-2000)
Chris Wadsworth .... videotape editor / vt editor (25 episodes, 1990-1993)
Mark Lawrence .... videotape editor / vt editor (9 episodes, 1994-1997)
Heather Gilder .... vision mixer (7 episodes, 1994-1997)
Jonathan Wood .... colorist (2 episodes, 1993)
 
Series Location Management
Gabrielle Lindemann .... location manager (6 episodes, 2000)
Lindsey Chamier .... location manager (5 episodes, 1993)
Anthony Garrick .... location manager (5 episodes, 1994-1995)
 
Series Music Department
John Du Prez .... music arranger: signature tune / signature tune arranged by / ... (41 episodes, 1990-2000)
Eric Idle .... composer: signature tune / music performer: signature tune / ... (41 episodes, 1990-2000)
André Jacquemin .... music producer: signature tune / signature tune produced by / ... (40 episodes, 1990-2000)
Ed Welch .... composer: incidental music / incidental music composed by (33 episodes, 1990-2000)
 
Series Transportation Department
Peter Thompson .... action vehicles (1 episode, 1997)
 
Series Other crew
Philip Quinn .... technical coordinator / resources coordinator / ... (32 episodes, 1990-1996)
Christine Gernon .... production assistant / production secretary / ... (14 episodes, 1990-1995)
Fiona Strachan .... production secretary (12 episodes, 1990-1993)
Amita Lochab .... production assistant / floor manager (9 episodes, 1990-1995)
Samantha Frith .... production secretary (8 episodes, 1991-1993)
Jenny Penrose .... assistant floor manager (7 episodes, 1990)
Jane Wellesley .... production assistant (7 episodes, 1990)
Susan Silburn .... production assistant (7 episodes, 1991-1992)
Nick Wood .... assistant floor manager (7 episodes, 1991-1992)
Jo Alloway .... programme finance associate (7 episodes, 1997-2000)
Adam Tandy .... assistant floor manager (6 episodes, 1990)
Gail Evans .... production assistant / continuity (6 episodes, 1993)
Kate Carrol .... assistant floor manager (6 episodes, 1994-1995)
Caroline Caley .... stage manager (6 episodes, 2000)
Caroline Gardener .... script supervisor (6 episodes, 2000)
Simone Dawson .... assistant floor manager (5 episodes, 1993)
Mark Sanders .... studio resource manager / studio resources manager (5 episodes, 1997-2000)
Charlotte Simmonds .... production secretary (4 episodes, 2000)
Max De Nett .... design operative / production operative (3 episodes, 1992-1993)
Brian Green .... design operative / production operative (3 episodes, 1992-1993)
Charles Whaley .... assistant floor manager (2 episodes, 1990)
Judith Bantock .... finance assistant / programme budget assistant (2 episodes, 1993)
Andrew Breaks .... studio resource manager (2 episodes, 2000)
 

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Runtime:
30 min (34 episodes) | 70 min (1 Episode) | 60 min (3 episodes) | 40 min (2 episodes) | 50 min (1 Episode) | 90 min (1 Episode)
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Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Australia:PG (some episodes) | Australia:M (some episodes) | New Zealand:PG (season 1) | UK:PG | UK:12 (some episodes)

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Trivia:
While their characters hated each other, Richard Wilson and Angus Deayton are good friends. Wilson was even godfather to Deayton's son.See more »
Quotes:
Nick:Is it me or is it moist?See more »
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