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Pennies from Heaven (1978– )

TV Mini-series | 75 min | Drama, Musical

Arthur, a sheet music salesman, has an ear for the hit tunes, but nobody will trust it. And his imagination often bursts into full song, building musical numbers around the greatest frustrations in his life. He meets an innocent young ...See moreArthur, a sheet music salesman, has an ear for the hit tunes, but nobody will trust it. And his imagination often bursts into full song, building musical numbers around the greatest frustrations in his life. He meets an innocent young school teacher, Eileen, who seems to hear the same music, but when Eileen learns that he's married, and that she's pregnant with his child, she runs away. Arthur gives up everything to find and protect her, but fate and the music haven't finished with Arthur Parker. Written by Kathy Li See less
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Updated Mar 7, 1978

Release date (First episode)
Feb 8, 1979 (United States)

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79 cast members
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Bob Hoskins
Arthur Parker Arthur Parker   See fewer
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Gemma Craven
Joan Parker Joan Parker   See fewer
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6
Kenneth Colley
Accordion Man / The Accordion Man Accordion Man / The Accordion Man   See fewer
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Dave King
Police Inspector Police Inspector   See fewer
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2
Freddie Jones
Headmaster Headmaster   See fewer
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2
Sam Avent
Pianist Pianist   See fewer
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2
Arnold Peters
Barrett Barrett   See fewer
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Spencer Banks
Maurice Maurice   See fewer
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Bella Emberg
Mrs. Corder Mrs. Corder   See fewer
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2
Children From the Forest of Dean
School Children School Children   See fewer
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Yolande Palfrey
Blind Girl Blind Girl   See fewer
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Tony Caunter
Cafe Proprietor Cafe Proprietor   See fewer
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Peter Cellier
Bank Manager Bank Manager   See fewer
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Tudor Davies
Cafe Customer Cafe Customer   See fewer
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Steve Ubels
Pedestrian Pedestrian   See fewer
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Nigel Havers
Conrad Baker Conrad Baker   See fewer
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Phyllis MacMahon
Street Prostitute Street Prostitute   See fewer
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Maryann Turner
Woman Patient Woman Patient   See fewer
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Philip Locke
Farmer Farmer   See fewer
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Nigel Rathbone
Michael Michael   See fewer
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John Ringham
Sergeant Sergeant   See fewer
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Ronald Fraser
Major Archibald Paxville Major Archibald Paxville   See fewer
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Rosemary Martin
Marjorie Marjorie   See fewer
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Will Stampe
Barman Barman   See fewer
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Tim Swinton
Constable Constable   See fewer
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Reg Lever
Man in queue Man in queue   See fewer
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Peter Bowles
Prosecuting Counsel Prosecuting Counsel   See fewer
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Cyril Cross
Customer Customer   See fewer
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Roger Forbes
Police Constable Police Constable   See fewer
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Olwen Griffiths
Pub Whore Pub Whore   See fewer
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Ronnie Ross
Busker Busker   See fewer
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Stanley Fleet
Clerk of the Court Clerk of the Court   See fewer
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Alan Foss
Waiter Waiter   See fewer
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John Malcolm
Det. Inspector Det. Inspector   See fewer
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Maggy Maxwell
Pub Whore Pub Whore   See fewer
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Chris Gannon
Man on Bridge Man on Bridge   See fewer
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Hal Jeayes
Foreman of the Jury Foreman of the Jury   See fewer
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Laurence Harrington
Second Inspector Second Inspector   See fewer
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Howard Lew Lewis
Policeman Policeman   See fewer
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Mike Savage
Arnold Arnold   See fewer
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Wally Thomas
Carter Carter   See fewer
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Roy Boyd
Horace Horace   See fewer
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David Webb
Shop Manager Shop Manager   See fewer
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Vass Anderson
Doctor Doctor   See fewer
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Noel Collins
Chaplain Chaplain   See fewer
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Robin Meredith
Customer Customer   See fewer
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Betty Hardy
Railway Passenger #1 Railway Passenger #1   See fewer
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Roger Heathcott
Executioner Executioner   See fewer
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Frank Lazarus
Railway Passenger #2 Railway Passenger #2   See fewer
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Richard Gough
Dancer Dancer   See fewer
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Norman Warwick
Railway Passenger #3 Railway Passenger #3   See fewer
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Roger Brierley
Estate Agent Estate Agent   See fewer
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Paul Hart
Dancer Dancer   See fewer
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David Rowlands
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Roy Jones
Dancer Dancer   See fewer
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David Machin
Dancer Dancer   See fewer
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Jerry Manley
Dancer Dancer   See fewer
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George May
Dancer Dancer   See fewer
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8.4 / 10 | 1,008 votes