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Never the Twain 

Comedy about two rival antique dealers.

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Johnnie Mortimer
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Donald Sinden ...  Simon Peel 67 episodes, 1981-1991
Windsor Davies ...  Oliver Smallbridge 67 episodes, 1981-1991
Derek Deadman ...  Ringo 40 episodes, 1981-1991
Teddy Turner ...  Banks 36 episodes, 1981-1988
Maria Charles Maria Charles ...  Mrs. Sadler / ... 28 episodes, 1982-1988
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Comedy about two rival antique dealers.

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Comedy

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Trivia

The shop exteriors were actually two restaurants next door to each other , one Indian and one Greek, in the village of Claygate, Surrey. To accommodate the series location filming both restaurants closed for a two week summer holiday at the same time once a year and the Thames television art department would temporarily turn the shop fronts into the neighbouring antique dealers seen in the show. See more »

Connections

Featured in It'll Be Alright on the Night 4 (1983) See more »

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Domino
Composed by Jack Trombey
(DeWolfe library)
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Good show
5 June 2007 | by gary_mckenzieSee all my reviews

Ignore the review as per above....Sit back and enjoy to old actors showing how easy this sort of comedy comes to them...Perfect for lunchtime viewing with some good moments..OK it is not perfect but still no way near awful as some would have u think. The two leads play rival shop owners...but of course are close friends....Compared to recent "comedies" on the main channells this should be considered a masterpiece.... Sit back and enjoy.

Incidentally is is sad that you don't see more of the show's made in the 80's..A golden age for TV viewing...Fingers crossed ITV2,3 & 4 will sort this out..Wouldn't it be great to see The Equaliser,Street Hawk and such like again.


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 September 1981 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Dos en discordia See more »

Filming Locations:

Hersham, Surrey, England, UK

Company Credits

Production Co:

Thames Television See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(67 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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