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010119841002 The Fosdyke Saga Bill Tidy & John Junkin 24 R2 2.10.1984 20.12.1984 Philip Lowrie/Stephanie Turner/Miriam Margolyes/Colin Douglas/Christian Rodska 
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 01 20040228 (BBC7)
20050513 (BBC7)
20050514 (BBC7)
Jos Fosdyke makes a life changing decision and it seems that the luck of the Fosdykes has taken a turn for the better.
A story of love, jealousy and tripe.
Jos Fosdyke makes a life changing decision.
With Miriam Margolyes.
  • Christian Rodska as roger ditchley
  • Colin Douglas as ben ditchley
  • Miriam Margolyes as victoria
  • Stephanie Turner as rebecca
  • other parts by christopher bar, Sally Grace, John Junkin
  • philip lowrie as jos
  • by....
    bill tidy & John Junkin
  • produced by....
    alan nixon
  •  02 20040228 (BBC7)
    20050520 (BBC7)
    20050521 (BBC7)
    Ditchley takes a shine to Jos' daughter Victoria.
    Jos makes a great impression as he starts at the tripe works.
     03 20040306 (BBC7)
    20050527 (BBC7)
    20050528 (BBC7)
    The story of gambling, death and tripe in turn-of-the-century Lancashire.
    More Fosdyke follows.
     04 20040306 (BBC7)
    20050603 (BBC7)
    20050604 (BBC7)
    Second part of a double bill.
    The story of gambling, death and tripe in turn-of-the-century Lancashire.
    The continuing story of tripe sees another turn in the fortunes of Jos and family.
     05 20040313 (BBC7)
    20050610 (BBC7)
    All is well for the Fosdyke family until war breaks out.
     06 20040313 (BBC7)
    20050617 (BBC7)
    20050618 (BBC7)
    The family adapts to life in wartime Britain and Jos Fosdyke talks business with the Schmidts.
    The continuing story of tripe sees the family coping with life in wartime.
     07 20040320 (BBC7)
    20050624 (BBC7)
    20050625 (BBC7)
    Tom Fosdyke gets posted to a POW camp and Albert gets a knock on the head.
     08 20040320 (BBC7)
    20050701 (BBC7)
    20050702 (BBC7)
    The Fosdykes are concerned about Albert's memory lapse and strange behaviour.
     09 20040327 (BBC7)
    20050708 (BBC7)
    20050709 (BBC7)
    Albert regains his memory and gets promoted to Squadron Leader, but has to testify against his station commander in court.
     10 20040327 (BBC7)
    20050715 (BBC7)
    20050716 (BBC7)
    Albert Fosdyke's enemy Roger Ditchley waits to hear the verdict of his court marshall.
     11 20040403 (BBC7)
    20050722 (BBC7)
    On returning to England, the dastardly Roger Ditchley threatens to ruin the Fosdyke family's tripe business.
     12 20040403 (BBC7)
    20050729 (BBC7)
    20050730 (BBC7)
    Jos Fosdyke discovers the fire at his house was started deliberately.
     13 LAST 20040410 (BBC7)
    20050805 (BBC7)
    20050806 (BBC7)
    How will Joss Fosdyke deal with the impending tripe war?

    Trivia

    • BBC7 have broadcast some episodes of The Fosdyke Saga, but not identified which series - going by the cast list I think it's the first.
    • The theme tune is The Minuet from Berenice, arranged for brass band.

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