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.
Seasons
6   |   5   |   4   |   3   |   2   |   1   See all
Creator
Peter Tilbury (Writer) (writer)
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Status
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Updated Jul 12, 1979

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

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Cast

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110 cast members
Name Episodes Known for
Hywel Bennett
James Shelley James Shelley   See fewer
39
29
Josephine Tewson
Mrs. Hawkins Mrs. Hawkins   See fewer
23
Garfield Morgan
Desmond Desmond   See fewer
7
Warren Clarke
Paul England Paul England   See fewer
5
Madoline Thomas
Mrs. Ratcliffe Mrs. Ratcliffe   See fewer
4
4
Sylvia Kay
Isobel / Isobel Shelley / Isobel Shelly Isobel / Isobel Shelley / Isobel Shelly   See fewer
3
John Cunningham
Laurence Laurence   See fewer
3
Michael Stainton
2nd Railway Steward / Cafe Proprietor / Chauffeur 2nd Railway Steward / Cafe Proprietor / Chauffeur   See fewer
3
Gordon Salkilld
Clerk / Driver / Hospital Orderly Clerk / Driver / Hospital Orderly   See fewer
3
Bruce Bould
Malcolm Malcolm   See fewer
2
Leslie Ash
Girl With Baby / Patsi Girl With Baby / Patsi   See fewer
2
Sheila Mathews
Mrs. Nash Mrs. Nash   See fewer
2
2
Kenneth Cope
Alan Forsyth Alan Forsyth   See fewer
2
Christopher Driscoll
Croft / Dealer Croft / Dealer   See fewer
2
Frederick Jaeger
Gordon Smith Gordon Smith   See fewer
2
Martin Sadler
Clement Jones / Mr. Jones Clement Jones / Mr. Jones   See fewer
2
Nicholas Le Prevost
Inspector / Nayland Inspector / Nayland   See fewer
2
Marsha Fitzalan
Abbi / Accounts Girl Abbi / Accounts Girl   See fewer
2
Rowena Cooper
Alice Goddard Alice Goddard   See fewer
2
Nadim Sawalha
Mr. Aziz / Mustapha Aziz Mr. Aziz / Mustapha Aziz   See fewer
2
Paul Clarkson
Lampowski / Perkins Lampowski / Perkins   See fewer
2
Robin Parkinson
Building Society Manager / Salesman Building Society Manager / Salesman   See fewer
2
Nicholas Day
DHSS Man / Sissons DHSS Man / Sissons   See fewer
2
Ian Lowe
City Gent / Dorning City Gent / Dorning   See fewer
2
Robert Raglan
The C.B.E. / Tom The C.B.E. / Tom   See fewer
2
2
Keith Hodiak
Black Guy / Oscar Black Guy / Oscar   See fewer
2
Gillian Taylforth
Cashier / Nurse Rowlands Cashier / Nurse Rowlands   See fewer
2
Tina Marian
Clare / Dee Clare / Dee   See fewer
2
Peter Vaughan
Sergeant Brunton Sergeant Brunton   See fewer
1
Allan Cuthbertson
Crutchley Crutchley   See fewer
1
Fulton Mackay
The Tramp The Tramp   See fewer
1
1
Geoffrey Chater
Mr. Fairbass Mr. Fairbass   See fewer
1
1
1
Rebecca Saire
Carrie Carrie   See fewer
1
Russell Dixon
P.C. Hinshelwood P.C. Hinshelwood   See fewer
1
1
Vanessa Knox-Mawer
Anne-Marie Anne-Marie   See fewer
1
Tony Steedman
George Hewitson George Hewitson   See fewer
1
Sandra Clark
Sister Paterson Sister Paterson   See fewer
1
James Cossins
Bernard Nelson Bernard Nelson   See fewer
1
Peter Cellier
Parsons Parsons   See fewer
1
Diana Payan
Midwife Midwife   See fewer
1
1
1
Thorley Walters
Bank Manager Bank Manager   See fewer
1
Derek Francis
Fran's Lawyer Fran's Lawyer   See fewer
1
1
Margaret Courtenay
Mrs. George Mrs. George   See fewer
1
1
Jack Walters
Old Soldier Old Soldier   See fewer
1
John Arthur
Det. Insp. Wilkins Det. Insp. Wilkins   See fewer
1
1
1
Rosie Collins
Waitress Waitress   See fewer
1
Elizabeth Sinclair
Miss Gibbs Miss Gibbs   See fewer
1
John Savident
Dr. Wellbeloved Dr. Wellbeloved   See fewer
1
Nicholas Courtney
Bank Manager Bank Manager   See fewer
1
1
Paul Curran
Zachariah Zachariah   See fewer
1
1
1
Gaye Brown
Grace Lissier Grace Lissier   See fewer
1
Jean Heywood
Mrs. Boseman Mrs. Boseman   See fewer
1
1
Elizabeth Bennett
Mrs. Nesbit Mrs. Nesbit   See fewer
1
Caroline Mortimer
Shelley's Lawyer Shelley's Lawyer   See fewer
1
Robert Austin
Publican Publican   See fewer
1
1
Kate Kendall
Vanessa Barker Vanessa Barker   See fewer
1
James Warrior
Det. Sgt. Maddison Det. Sgt. Maddison   See fewer
1
Elizabeth Benson
Geraldine Geraldine   See fewer
1
Bob Hornery
Accommodation Agent Accommodation Agent   See fewer
1
1
David Warwick
Patrick Patrick   See fewer
1
Jill Meers
Health Shop Lady Health Shop Lady   See fewer
1
Anthony Howard
Customer Customer   See fewer
1
Matthew Firth
Matthew Matthew   See fewer
1
Peta Masters
Marcia Landis Marcia Landis   See fewer
1
John Arnatt
Thomas Humphries Thomas Humphries   See fewer
1
Antony Brown
Jenkins Jenkins   See fewer
1
Keith James
Customer In Cafe Customer In Cafe   See fewer
1
Karl Howman
Messenger Messenger   See fewer
1
1
Yolande Palfrey
Estelle Estelle   See fewer
1
Paul Chapman
Mr. Cotton Mr. Cotton   See fewer
1
1
Barbar Bhatti
Mr. Patel Mr. Patel   See fewer
1
Martin Matthews
1st Railway Steward 1st Railway Steward   See fewer
1
1
Al Matthews
Newscaster Newscaster   See fewer
1
Eiji Kusuhara
Japanese Businessman Japanese Businessman   See fewer
1
Artro Morris
Man In Registry Office Man In Registry Office   See fewer
1
Lane Meddick
1st Ambulance Man 1st Ambulance Man   See fewer
1
Kieran Montague
Michael Michael   See fewer
1
1
Rohan McCullough
Anna Seaton-Curtis Anna Seaton-Curtis   See fewer
1
Sabu Kimura
Japanese Businessman Japanese Businessman   See fewer
1
1
Marion MacLeod
Lady Newsagent Lady Newsagent   See fewer
1
Patrick Westwood
2nd Ambulance Man 2nd Ambulance Man   See fewer
1
1
1
Nicholas Drake
Shop boy Shop boy   See fewer
1
Craig Fairbrass
Darth (uncredited) Darth (uncredited)   See fewer
1
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