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OH NO, IT'S SELWYN FROGGITT
1. 1- 1 7 Jan 76 Three Fifths of the World Loves a Lover
2. 1- 2 14 Jan 76 We Are The Masters Now
3. 1- 3 21 Jan 76 There Are Several Businesses Like Show Business
4. 1- 4 28 Jan 76 The Grand Outing
5. 1- 5 4 Feb 76 The Master Builder
6. 1- 6 11 Feb 76 Ladies' Desire
* Bill Maynard - Selwyn Froggitt
* Megs Jenkins - Mrs Froggitt
* Robert Keegan - Maurice Froggitt
* Rosemary Martin - Vera Parkinson (Series 1)
* Lynda Baron - Vera Parkinson (From Series 2)
* Richard Davies - Clive
* Bill Dean - Jack
* Harold Goodwin - Harry
* Ray Mort - Ray
The show was centred around the bungling exploits of Selwyn Froggitt, a burly, balding, good-natured council labourer (Maynard) usually clad in a donkey jacket, with pretensions to intellectual competence (he carried the Times rolled up in the pocket of his donkey jacket, although was hardly ever seen reading it, preferring to tell people that "There was an article about it in the Times") and an urge to improve his life and that of everyone around him. Froggitt was on the committee of his local working men's club, serving as concert secretary in charge of booking 'turns'.
Froggitt was fundamentally and spectacularly incompetent at everything he turned his hand to, being equally inept at his day job (digging holes and/or filling them in!), Do-it-yourself at home, and booking acts for the club.
The show was notable for a number of catchphrases: Maynard's Magic, our Maurice! accompanied by two thumbs up, his mother's (Megs Jenkins) Don't open that cupboard, our Selwyn, things fall out! and almost everyone at the club's A pint of cooking and a bag of nuts, Raymond. Raymond the barman (Ray Mort) was fond of answering the telephone with a number of highly fictitious and fanciful addresses.
Froggitt's accomplices on the committee included the dour Scouser Jack (Bill Dean), Harry (Harold Goodwin) and excitable, stereotypical Welshman Clive (Richard Davies). His brother Maurice was played by Robert Keegan.
The show's humour included a fair measure of slapstick alongside Plater's typical northern humour.
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