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The Beiderbecke Connection (1988– )

TV Mini-series | 201 min | Comedy, Drama

Trevor Chaplin teaches woodwork and likes to listen to jazz. Jill Chapman teaches English and wants to help save the planet. They live together and just want a quiet life. Since their last adventure in ('Beiderbecke Tapes, The (1987) (TV)'...See moreTrevor Chaplin teaches woodwork and likes to listen to jazz. Jill Chapman teaches English and wants to help save the planet. They live together and just want a quiet life. Since their last adventure in ('Beiderbecke Tapes, The (1987) (TV)'), Jill and Trevor have a child - Firstborn. Big Al asks them to put up a friend of his and, of course, they agree. But when Ivan arrives, they find he speaks no English but thinks that "Bix is cool". Written by Steve Crook See less
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Updated Nov 27, 1988

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Nov 27, 1988 (United Kingdom)
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James Bolam
Trevor Chaplin Trevor Chaplin   See fewer
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Barbara Flynn
Jill Swinburne Jill Swinburne   See fewer
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Terence Rigby
Big Al Big Al   See fewer
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Danny Schiller
Little Norm Little Norm   See fewer
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Dudley Sutton
Mr. Carter Mr. Carter   See fewer
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Keith Smith
Mr. Wheeler Mr. Wheeler   See fewer
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Dominic Jephcott
Det. Insp. Hobson PhD Det. Insp. Hobson PhD   See fewer
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George Costigan
D.C. Ben D.C. Ben   See fewer
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Sean Scanlan
D.C. Joe D.C. Joe   See fewer
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Judy Brooke
Yvonne Fairweather / Yvonne Yvonne Fairweather / Yvonne   See fewer
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Dave Leslie
Man Opposite Man Opposite   See fewer
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Thomas McGlinchey
Firstborn Firstborn   See fewer
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Eamon Boland
Peter Swinburne Peter Swinburne   See fewer
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Peter Martin
Charlie Charlie   See fewer
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Robert Longden
Mr. Pitt Mr. Pitt   See fewer
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Rosalie Williams
Miss Pringle Miss Pringle   See fewer
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Deborah Grant
Chief Superintendant Blake Chief Superintendant Blake   See fewer
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Harold Fisher
Ricotti All Stars - Drums (uncredited) Ricotti All Stars - Drums (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dave Hartley
Ricotti All Stars - piano (uncredited) Ricotti All Stars - piano (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chris Lawrence
Ricotti All Stars - Double Bass (uncredited) Ricotti All Stars - Double Bass (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Ricotti
Ricotti All Stars - vibes (uncredited) Ricotti All Stars - vibes (uncredited)   See fewer
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8.7 / 10 | 240 votes