A shortlived 1981 six episode sitcom set in Brighton starring Julia McKenzie, Gareth Hunt, Jonathon Morris (him off 'Bread') and Lewis Fiander.
Georgie Bodley (Julia McKenzie) is the owner of a novelty shop in Brighton and has split from her husband Gerry (Gareth Hunt) after he had an affair with another woman called Beryl Marston. Beryl never actually appears on screen, but it seems the whole of Brighton knows about her. Georgie and Gerry have two kids, one of whom is played by Bread's Jonathon Morris.
Made by Southern TV, this is currently showing on Talking Pictures (free Sky channel) and I sat down and watched episode 1 this evening. Each episode is 30 mins long and during that time I giggled about twice. It wasn't particularly funny and two major dodgy points were (a) poor sound and (b) Jonathon Morris's character Phil breaking 'the fourth wall' and giving the viewers opinions of his parents now and again. I hate anything 'fourth wall' as to me it just seems to be 'unnecessary filler'.
That said, compared to 'Spearhead' I didn't fall asleep through boring dialogue and this is marginally better, as Julia McKenzie and Gareth Hunt are always interesting to watch. This wasn't hilarious but did make me want to tune in for the next one - I think the shop where McKenzie works is just around the corner from Dukes Lane in Brighton where Arthur & Terry walk in 'National Pelmet'.
Episode 1: bearable sitcom void of any major laughs but ok to watch so far. 4/10
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