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Big Jim And The Figaro Club - BBC Radio
First broadcast Feb/Mar 1987 on BBC Radio 4
Radio adaptation of the TV comedy series from 1979 (only six episodes made), with Bernard Cribbins taking over the role of narrator from Bob Hoskins.
The war is over and servicemen are returning to civvy street seeking work. In the south coast harbour town of Boghampton-On-Sea people are rebuilding their lives and the new homes are needed.
Employed by the local council is a certain team of workers with their foreman Big Jim and his crew, the ‘Figaro Cub’. Directing the work is the ambitious and pompous clerk of works, Perkins, who is constantly being is cut down to size when his men consider it necessary.
File Names: Big Jim And The Figaro Club - 01nn - (Broadcast Date) - Episode name
Total File Size: 241,139,712 bytes
Duration: 26 x 28-30mins (approx )
Narrator - Bernard Cribbins
Big Jim - Norman Rossington
Perkins - Roland Curram
Written By - Ted Walker & Colin Rose
Episode 01 - 14.02.87 - Transport Of Delight
Episode 02 - 21.02.87 - The French Connection
Episode 03 - 28.02.87 - On The Line
Episode 04 - 07.03.87 - Up The Pole
Episode 05 - 14.03.87 - Boning Up On History
Episode 06 - 21.03.87 - The Old Dunkirk Spirit
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