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is a British television
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series broadcast from 1980 to 1984. It stars John Standing
Sir John Ronald Leon Standing, 4th Baronet is an English actor.-Early life:Standing was born John Ronald Leon in London, the son of Kay Hammond , an actress, and Sir Ronald George Leon, a stockbroker...
as upper class Conservative politician Charles Latimer, MP, who begins a relationship with working class cockney
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Lorraine Watts (played by former model Lorraine Chase
Lorraine Chase is an English actress and model. She became well known for her strong cockney accent and frequent use of cockney slang, and found fame through a series of television commercials for Campari before embarking on an acting career.-Television:After initially working as a model, Chase...
The series was produced by ATV
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(which later became Central Independent Television
Central Independent Television, more commonly known as Central is the Independent Television contractor for the Midlands, created following the restructuring of ATV and commencing broadcast on 1 January 1982. The station is owned and operated by ITV plc, under the licensee of ITV Broadcasting...
in 1982), and was screened by ITV
ITV is the major commercial public service TV network in the United Kingdom. Launched in 1955 under the auspices of the Independent Television Authority to provide competition to the BBC, it is also the oldest commercial network in the UK...
| DVD || Release date
| The Complete Series 1
|| 17 January 2011
| The Complete Series 2
|| 23 January 2012
| The Complete Series 3
| The Complete Series 4
| The Complete Series 1 to 4 Box Set