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The Ritz


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A comedy-drama serial in six parts by JOHN GODBER with and
1:Monday - Grand Opening Night - Eric's Dream
Eric has sunk all his redundancy money into buying The Ritz disco. The previous two owners lasted five hours - between them. Rival disco chief Mad Mick vows that Eric's venture will not succeed. Eric has trouble recruiting bouncers. It's opening night. Will The Ritz be a success?
Designer Ian ASHURST
BBC Pebble Mill
FEATURE: page 18


Unknown: John Godber
Unknown: Mad Mick
Music: Irving Berun
Unknown: Peter Skellern
Unknown: Ronnie Hazlehurst
Unknown: Peter Grahame
Unknown: Barry Powell
Producer: Chris Parr
Unknown: Martin Shardlow.
Unknown: John Godber
Eric: Richard James Lewis
Chike: Paul Rider
Skodge: Andrew Dunn
Kenny: Andrew Livingston
Mad Mick: Richard Ridings
Carol: Julia Ford
Tony: Mark Addy
Gary: Martin Ronan
Veronica: Kate Layden
Beefs: Lloyd Williams
Beefs: Andrew Searle
Lisa: Shona Lindsay
Workman: Peter Schofield
Dull man: Russell Wootton
Punk: Steve Lucock
Young man: Mark Turner

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