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Shelley (1979–1983)

TV Series | 30 min | Comedy

James Shelley, an educated, sardonic, permanently unemployed "professional freelance layabout," has many battles with authority, the tax-man, his landlady and his girlfriend Fran.
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Updated Jul 12, 1979

Release date (First episode)
Jul 12, 1979 (United Kingdom)

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109 cast members
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Hywel Bennett
James Shelley James Shelley   See fewer
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Josephine Tewson
Mrs. Hawkins Mrs. Hawkins   See fewer
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Garfield Morgan
Desmond Desmond   See fewer
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Warren Clarke
Paul England Paul England   See fewer
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Madoline Thomas
Mrs. Ratcliffe Mrs. Ratcliffe   See fewer
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Sylvia Kay
Isobel / Isobel Shelley / Isobel Shelly Isobel / Isobel Shelley / Isobel Shelly   See fewer
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3
John Cunningham
Laurence Laurence   See fewer
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Michael Stainton
2nd Railway Steward / Cafe Proprietor / Chauffeur 2nd Railway Steward / Cafe Proprietor / Chauffeur   See fewer
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Gordon Salkilld
Clerk / Driver / Hospital Orderly Clerk / Driver / Hospital Orderly   See fewer
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Bruce Bould
Malcolm Malcolm   See fewer
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Leslie Ash
Girl With Baby / Patsi Girl With Baby / Patsi   See fewer
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Sheila Mathews
Mrs. Nash Mrs. Nash   See fewer
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Kenneth Cope
Alan Forsyth Alan Forsyth   See fewer
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Christopher Driscoll
Croft / Dealer Croft / Dealer   See fewer
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Frederick Jaeger
Gordon Smith Gordon Smith   See fewer
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Martin Sadler
Clement Jones / Mr. Jones Clement Jones / Mr. Jones   See fewer
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Nicholas Le Prevost
Inspector / Nayland Inspector / Nayland   See fewer
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Marsha Fitzalan
Abbi / Accounts Girl Abbi / Accounts Girl   See fewer
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Rowena Cooper
Alice Goddard Alice Goddard   See fewer
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Nadim Sawalha
Mr. Aziz / Mustapha Aziz Mr. Aziz / Mustapha Aziz   See fewer
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Paul Clarkson
Lampowski / Perkins Lampowski / Perkins   See fewer
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Robin Parkinson
Building Society Manager / Salesman Building Society Manager / Salesman   See fewer
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Nicholas Day
DHSS Man / Sissons DHSS Man / Sissons   See fewer
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Ian Lowe
City Gent / Dorning City Gent / Dorning   See fewer
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Robert Raglan
The C.B.E. / Tom The C.B.E. / Tom   See fewer
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Keith Hodiak
Black Guy / Oscar Black Guy / Oscar   See fewer
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Gillian Taylforth
Cashier / Nurse Rowlands Cashier / Nurse Rowlands   See fewer
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Tina Marian
Clare / Dee Clare / Dee   See fewer
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Peter Vaughan
Sergeant Brunton Sergeant Brunton   See fewer
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Allan Cuthbertson
Crutchley Crutchley   See fewer
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Fulton Mackay
The Tramp The Tramp   See fewer
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Geoffrey Chater
Mr. Fairbass Mr. Fairbass   See fewer
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Russell Dixon
P.C. Hinshelwood P.C. Hinshelwood   See fewer
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Rebecca Saire
Carrie Carrie   See fewer
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Vanessa Knox-Mawer
Anne-Marie Anne-Marie   See fewer
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Tony Steedman
George Hewitson George Hewitson   See fewer
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Sandra Clark
Sister Paterson Sister Paterson   See fewer
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Peter Cellier
Parsons Parsons   See fewer
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James Cossins
Bernard Nelson Bernard Nelson   See fewer
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Diana Payan
Midwife Midwife   See fewer
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Margaret Courtenay
Mrs. George Mrs. George   See fewer
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Derek Francis
Fran's Lawyer Fran's Lawyer   See fewer
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Jack Walters
Old Soldier Old Soldier   See fewer
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Thorley Walters
Bank Manager Bank Manager   See fewer
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John Arthur
Det. Insp. Wilkins Det. Insp. Wilkins   See fewer
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Rosie Collins
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Elizabeth Sinclair
Miss Gibbs Miss Gibbs   See fewer
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Nicholas Courtney
Bank Manager Bank Manager   See fewer
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Paul Curran
Zachariah Zachariah   See fewer
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John Savident
Dr. Wellbeloved Dr. Wellbeloved   See fewer
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Grace Lissier Grace Lissier   See fewer
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Jean Heywood
Mrs. Boseman Mrs. Boseman   See fewer
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Publican Publican   See fewer
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Elizabeth Bennett
Mrs. Nesbit Mrs. Nesbit   See fewer
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Kate Kendall
Vanessa Barker Vanessa Barker   See fewer
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Caroline Mortimer
Shelley's Lawyer Shelley's Lawyer   See fewer
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James Warrior
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Elizabeth Benson
Geraldine Geraldine   See fewer
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Matthew Firth
Matthew Matthew   See fewer
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Customer Customer   See fewer
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Marcia Landis Marcia Landis   See fewer
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Jill Meers
Health Shop Lady Health Shop Lady   See fewer
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David Warwick
Patrick Patrick   See fewer
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Thomas Humphries Thomas Humphries   See fewer
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Jenkins Jenkins   See fewer
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Customer In Cafe Customer In Cafe   See fewer
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Messenger Messenger   See fewer
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Estelle Estelle   See fewer
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Paul Chapman
Mr. Cotton Mr. Cotton   See fewer
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Martin Matthews
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7.7 / 10 | 179 votes