Spatz (1990–1992)

Poetry & Music 

Vince is in love, the buskers are in trouble, and TJ and Karen are under the mistletoe.


Stan Swan


Andrew Bethel (creator), Grant Cathro | 1 more credit »


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Episode credited cast:
Jennifer Calvert ... Karen Hansson
Paul Rothery ... T.J. Strickland (as Paul Michael)
Vas Blackwood ... Dexter
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Chloë Annett ... Donna Edwards
Stephanie Charles Stephanie Charles ... Debbie
Jonathan Copestake Jonathan Copestake ... Stanley
Alan Cox ... Graham
Joe Greco Joe Greco ... Vince
Tom Mannion Tom Mannion ... Busker
Katy Murphy Katy Murphy ... Freddy


It's Christmas and Vince is in love, but he can't find the courage or words to speak to Donna Edwards, the object of his affection. Donna is a final year English student, and an expert in poetry. In an attempt to impress Donna, Vince tells her that he's an Oxbridge professor who is working at Spatz as part of a research project. The plan backfires, however, when Donna asks him to give her and her friends a lecture on 'Tintern Abbey' by Wordsworth. Meanwhile, the Christmas spirit is eluding Karen, who is at war with the buskers in the mall outside. Her generosity doesn't extend to the staff either, whose Christmas party she has vetoed. But when she attacks what turns out to be the police force brass band, she is threatened with arrest - unless she lets the staff have their party. The festivities go ahead, and the misunderstandings between Vince and Donna are worked out. Karen is all set to go home when she is caught up in a conga line and swept into the arms of a waiting TJ, who is ... Written by Anonymous

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10 April 1992 (UK) See more »

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