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Prospects (1986– )

TV Series | 60 min | Comedy, Drama

Prospects is a comedy drama series originally shown on Channel 4. The 12 episodes followed two East End 'geezer' characters - Jimmy 'Pincy' Pince played by Gary Olsen and Billy 'Bill' Pearson played by Brian Bovell whilst they try to ...See moreProspects is a comedy drama series originally shown on Channel 4. The 12 episodes followed two East End 'geezer' characters - Jimmy 'Pincy' Pince played by Gary Olsen and Billy 'Bill' Pearson played by Brian Bovell whilst they try to scratch a living in London's Isle of Dogs. It's many themes, often with comedic results, we're 'motivated' by the then UK's government, social decay, racism and general decline in employment opportunities. Written by John Kane See less
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Release date (First episode)
Feb 19, 1986 (United Kingdom)

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103 cast members
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Gary Olsen
Pincey Pincey   See fewer
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Peter Lovstrom
Mickey Smith Mickey Smith   See fewer
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Ben Howard
Halforth Halforth   See fewer
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Treva Etienne
Horace / Horace Winstanley Horace / Horace Winstanley   See fewer
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Eddie Tagoe
Stretch Stretch   See fewer
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Jim Barclay
Detective Constable Detective Constable   See fewer
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John Benfield
Kev / Kev Nolan Kev / Kev Nolan   See fewer
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Nigel Davenport
The Governor The Governor   See fewer
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Christopher Driscoll
Mr. Tonbridge Mr. Tonbridge   See fewer
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Laurence Harrington
Mr. Greaves Mr. Greaves   See fewer
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Iain Anders
Man at House Man at House   See fewer
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Stuart Barren
Sturridge Sturridge   See fewer
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Peter Bayliss
Freddie Frobisher Freddie Frobisher   See fewer
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Eve Bland
Maude Maude   See fewer
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Sophie Brew
Actress Actress   See fewer
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Robert Bridges
Dirty Old Man Dirty Old Man   See fewer
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Helen Bush
Georgina Georgina   See fewer
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Clare Byam-Shaw
Miss Simpson Miss Simpson   See fewer
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Ken Campbell
George George   See fewer
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Ruddy L. Davis
Postman Postman   See fewer
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Johnny Dennis
Albert Albert   See fewer
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Ricky Diamond
Murray Murray   See fewer
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Su Douglas
Gummer's Secretary Gummer's Secretary   See fewer
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Michael Egan
Barman Barman   See fewer
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Martin Friend
Morry Finkle Morry Finkle   See fewer
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Jennifer Guy
Sophie Sophie   See fewer
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John Hallam
Tubby Rawlinson Tubby Rawlinson   See fewer
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Lilian Hammond
Young Mum Young Mum   See fewer
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Billy Hartman
Mr. Innes Mr. Innes   See fewer
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Stewart Harwood
Commissionaire Commissionaire   See fewer
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Robin Hayter
Martin Martin   See fewer
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Bernard Hepton
Hymie Peters Hymie Peters   See fewer
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Tony Hippolyte
Raymond Spence Raymond Spence   See fewer
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Colin Jeavons
Grimstone Grimstone   See fewer
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Victoria Jeffrey
Veronica Veronica   See fewer
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Ken Jones
Mr. Lambert Mr. Lambert   See fewer
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John Joyce
Shotter Shotter   See fewer
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Paddy Joyce
Peterman Peterman   See fewer
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Helen Keating
Barmaid Barmaid   See fewer
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Pat Keen
Olive Olive   See fewer
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Frank Lee
Butcher Butcher   See fewer
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Robert Lee
Chinese Man Chinese Man   See fewer
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Kenneth Lodge
Officer Officer   See fewer
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Nick Maloney
Dr. Bloomfield Dr. Bloomfield   See fewer
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Paul Mari
Slimey Keith Slimey Keith   See fewer
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Bernadette Milnes
Mrs Hollis Mrs Hollis   See fewer
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Allan Mitchell
Bank Manager Bank Manager   See fewer
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Jeremy Nicholas
Jocelyn Gummer Jocelyn Gummer   See fewer
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Jim Norton
Cecil Cecil   See fewer
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Bev Reid Bev Reid   See fewer
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Dawn Perllman
Ursula Ursula   See fewer
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Ian Redford
Doctor Doctor   See fewer
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Chris Sanders
Butcher Butcher   See fewer
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Leon Silver
Morry's Clerk Morry's Clerk   See fewer
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James Sport
Mr. Wheeler Mr. Wheeler   See fewer
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Police Constable Police Constable   See fewer
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Andrew Andrew   See fewer
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Ralph Finchley Ralph Finchley   See fewer
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Man in Office Man in Office   See fewer
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Mr. Saunders Mr. Saunders   See fewer
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Runner in Chinese Cafe (uncredited) Runner in Chinese Cafe (uncredited)   See fewer
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8.1 / 10 | 132 votes