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Series cast summary:
Robert Lindsay ...  Micky Noades 8 episodes, 1983-1984
Paul McGann ...  Mo Morris 8 episodes, 1983-1984
Shirin Taylor ...  Tina 8 episodes, 1983-1984
David Daker ...  Ron Palmer 7 episodes, 1983
Ron Pember Ron Pember ...  Bobby Weeks 5 episodes, 1983-1984
Alan Ford ...  Nobby Wilson 4 episodes, 1983-1984
David Sibley David Sibley ...  Billy Wilson 4 episodes, 1983-1984
Johnny Shannon Johnny Shannon ...  Lenny Stone 3 episodes, 1983-1984
Tony Selby Tony Selby ...  Benny 2 episodes, 1983-1984
Julian Holloway ...  Dave Nelson 2 episodes, 1983
John Forgeham ...  Brindly 2 episodes, 1983
David Jackson David Jackson ...  Stitch Peters 2 episodes, 1983
William Simons ...  Tommy Buck 2 episodes, 1983
Bill Wallis Bill Wallis ...  Jack Hobson 2 episodes, 1983
Victoria Burgoyne ...  Nancy 2 episodes, 1983-1984
Walter Sparrow ...  Alan Clegg / ... 2 episodes, 1983-1984
Alphonsia Emmanuel Alphonsia Emmanuel ...  Pat 2 episodes, 1983
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22 September 1983 (UK) See more »

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Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Was it just me?
27 July 2004 | by CyclonevivSee all my reviews

I was young at the time, I admit it shamelessly, but I absolutely adored Give us a Break. It was just the thing for this (then) 12-13 year old anglophile. I fell in love/lust with Mr McGann on the instant, and have remained more or less in that state ever since. And heavens, am I tired.

I am now also a proud owner of the novelisation of Give us a Break, which I picked up in an Op (Thrift) Shop many moons ago. I even bought second and third copies, as I found them, to give to friends. Some people (those who donated the books in the first place) have absolutely no taste! It is as funny as the series.

I can't remember whether the ABC (Australian Broadcasting Thingy) ever repeated this, or the vaguely recalled post-script movie-length episode that came out some time afterwards. Well, they should!!

Hurrah, basically, for Give us a Break! It was a definitely one of the highlights of my TV watching career.


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