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The Likely Lads


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Based on the classic
comedy series, the screenplay of this movie version was also written by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais. Starring Rodney Bewes James Bolam
Bob's wife Thelma hopes that a caravan holiday will persuade Terry to settle down.
Director Michael Tuchner (1976)
SEE FILMS pages 39-44


Written By: Dick Clement
Written By: Ian La Frenais.
Unknown: Rodney Bewes
Unknown: James Bolam
Director: Michael Tuchner
Bob Ferris: Rodney Bewes
Terry Collier: James Bolam
ThelmaFerris: Brigit Forsyth
Christina: Mary Tamm
Audrey: Sheila Fern
Laura: Zena Walker
Iris: Jusy Buxton
Milkman: Alun Armstrong
Glenys: Vicki Michelle

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