The Good Companions (1980– )

TV Series  -   -  Comedy | Drama | Musical
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1981   1980  
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John Stratton ...
 Jess Oakroyd (9 episodes, 1980-1981)
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 Elizabeth Trant (9 episodes, 1980-1981)
Jeremy Nicholas ...
 Inigo Jolliphant / ... (9 episodes, 1980-1981)
Bryan Pringle ...
 Morton Mitcham (9 episodes, 1980-1981)
Frank Mills ...
 Jimmy Nunn (9 episodes, 1980-1981)
Vivienne Martin ...
 Elsie Longstaff (9 episodes, 1980-1981)
John Blythe ...
 Joe Brundit (9 episodes, 1980-1981)
Jo Kendall ...
 Mrs. Joe (9 episodes, 1980-1981)
Simon Green ...
 Jerry Jerningham (9 episodes, 1980-1981)
Jan Francis ...
 Susie Dean (9 episodes, 1980-1981)
Leslie Sands ...
 Narrator (9 episodes, 1980-1981)
Margaret Courtenay ...
 Lady Partlit (4 episodes, 1980-1981)
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14 November 1980 (UK)  »

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(9 episodes)

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Excellent and very unusual musical comedy drama series
14 February 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

A wonderful series from the early eighties. I videotaped it at the time, but my ancient videos are wearing out from constant playing. When will this be released on a DVD? I can't believe some of the rubbish that comes out on DVD, and this never has. Great songs, a brilliant plot (it was a good book), and the way they just break into dancing and singing! It also had some sad and serious moments, which were never overplayed and a very good cast,too. This series never got the exposure it deserved, being relegated to the daytime schedule after just one showing in prime-time. It was probably too "different" to catch on back in 1980, but I'm sure there must be others like me who loved it. One of my all time favourites. Bring out the DVD! Please!


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