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A Sharp Intake of Breath 

British sitcom in which happy-go-lucky character Peter Barnes comically and haphazardly tries to deal with the daily frustrations his life throws at him.

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Ronnie Taylor
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Cast

Series cast summary:
David Jason ...  Peter Barnes 22 episodes, 1977-1981
Jacqueline Clarke ...  Sheila Barnes 21 episodes, 1978-1981
Richard Wilson ...  Basil Dawson / ... 16 episodes, 1977-1980
Alun Armstrong ...  Albert / ... 12 episodes, 1978-1979
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British sitcom in which happy-go-lucky character Peter Barnes comically and haphazardly tries to deal with the daily frustrations his life throws at him.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 July 1977 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Déjenme respirar See more »

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(22 episodes)

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Color
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Patricia Brake portrayed Sheila, his downtrodden wife originally. The role was subsequently played by Jacqueline Clarke of Dave Allen at Large (1971) fame. See more »

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Featured in Top of the Box: 1978 (2018) See more »

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