Nice Work (1989)

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Dr Robyn Penrose is a lecturer in English at Rummidge University. Vic Wilcox is the Managing Director of Pringle's, an engineering firm in Rummidge. They meet when Robyn is told by her Head... See full summary »

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Series cast summary:
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 Vic Wilcox (4 episodes, 1989)
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 Dr. Robyn Penrose (4 episodes, 1989)
Janet Dale ...
 Marjorie Wilcox (4 episodes, 1989)
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 Stuart Baxter (4 episodes, 1989)
John Forgeham ...
 Brian Everthorpe (4 episodes, 1989)
Tricia George ...
 Shirley (4 episodes, 1989)
Penny Bostock ...
 Marion (4 episodes, 1989)
Tariq Yunus ...
 Danny Ram (4 episodes, 1989)
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 Charles Bennett (3 episodes, 1989)
Terry Coates ...
 Rupert Sutcliffe (3 episodes, 1989)
John Arthur ...
 Tom Rigby (3 episodes, 1989)
Edda Sharpe ...
 Student (3 episodes, 1989)
Howard Belgard ...
 Student (3 episodes, 1989)
Bridget Gardener ...
 Student (3 episodes, 1989)
Balraj Singh Somal ...
 Shop Steward (3 episodes, 1989)
Steve Money ...
 Foundry Worker (3 episodes, 1989)
Christopher Godwin ...
 Prof. Philip Swallow (2 episodes, 1989)
Patrick Pearson ...
 Basil Penrose (2 episodes, 1989)
Tim Preece ...
 Bob Busby (2 episodes, 1989)
Neale McGrath ...
 George Prendergast (2 episodes, 1989)
Marilyn Moylan ...
 Pamela (2 episodes, 1989)
Anthony Warner ...
 Foundry Worker (2 episodes, 1989)
Thomasina Conway ...
 Nymph (2 episodes, 1989)
Amanda Pointer ...
 Nymph (2 episodes, 1989)
Jack Hudson ...
 Lecturer (2 episodes, 1989)
Stephanie Schonfield ...
 Nymph (2 episodes, 1989)
Caroline Wildi ...
 Nymph (2 episodes, 1989)
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Dr Robyn Penrose is a lecturer in English at Rummidge University. Vic Wilcox is the Managing Director of Pringle's, an engineering firm in Rummidge. They meet when Robyn is told by her Head of Department to "shadow" Vic as part of Industry Year. They are initially hostile to each other but gradually come to understand each other's point of view. Written by Martin Underwood <imdb@martinunderwood.f9.co.uk>

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Acknowledgement in closing credits: "The BBC acknowledges the good-humoured assistance of the University of Birmingham in re-creating the imaginary city of Rummidge". See more »

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