Comedy about a football crazy priest.


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0101Goodbye Gregory1993020320080615 (BBC7)
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A football-crazy priest comforts the bereaved family of a stalwart parishioner. From 1992.
A football-crazy priest comforts the bereaved family of a stalwart parishioner. Stars Desmond Barritt. From April 1992.
A football-crazy priest comforts the bereaved family of a stalwart parishioner. From 1992.
A football crazy priest comforts the bereaved family of a stalwart parishioner.
From 1992.
Stars Desmond Barritt.
From April 1992.
A six-part
I black comedy by Martin Davies. 1: Goodbye Gregory
After the death of Gregory Patterson, stalwart of the Roman Catholic parish of St Andrew 's, the bereaved family face a life of new challenges. How will Mrs Patterson cope with her headstrong daughter,
Barbara? How will young Robert face up to his new responsibilities? Surely
Father Benedict can help?
Producer Lissa Evans. Stereo
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Robert aims to give a eulogy for his dad at Father Benedict's Golden Oldies Night.
Robert aims to give a eulogy for his dad at Father Benedict's Golden Oldies Night. Stars Brenda Blethyn. From February 1993.
Robert decides to deliver a eulogy to his late father - at a Golden Oldies Night.
With Brenda Blethyn and Charlotte Coleman.
Stars Brenda Blethyn.
From February 1993.
by Martin Davies.
2: The Mould in the Gold
Father Benedict is holding a golden-oldie night in honour of the late Gregory Patterson. But is it the right occasion for a eulogy from his only son, Robert?
Producer Richard Wilson. Stereo
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With his mum very busy at the church, hungry Robert takes action.
With his mum very busy at the church, hungry Robert takes action. With Brenda Blethyn and Desmond Barritt. From February 1993.
With his mum very busy at the church, hungry Robert takes action. From February 1993.
With his mum at the soup kitchen, Robert's sister takes over the cooking duties.
With Brenda Blethyn.
From February 1993.
With Brenda Blethyn and Desmond Barritt.
by Martin Davies. 3: Hungry
Robert's mum is doing so much work for the church he can't get enough to eat. And it seems his friends and family can't get enough of something else.
Producer Richard Wilson Stereo
0104Tactics1993022420080706 (BBC7)
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Can divine intervention help when the opponents grab Father Benedict's match tactics?
Can divine intervention help when the opponents grab Father Benedict's match tactics? With Desmond Barritt. From February 1993.
Father Benedict's football manual is handed over to the enemy in time for the match.
Can divine intervention even up the score?
With his mum at the soup kitchen, Robert's sister takes over the cooking duties.
Can divine intervention help when the opponents grab Father Benedict's match tactics? With Desmond Barritt.
From February 1993.
by Martin Davies.
4: Tactics. It's the semi-final of the Frewitt Cup, but Fr Benedict 's tactics manual falls into enemy hands. Robert Patterson knows that victory will come only with the help of the Angel of the Lord.
Producer Richard Wilson
0105Found Wanting1993030320080713 (BBC7)
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Robert decides to save Barbara from biker Andy, so enlists Father Benedict as an avenger.
Robert decides to save Barbara from biker Andy, so enlists Father Benedict as an avenger. Stars Brenda Blethyn. From March 1993.
Stars Brenda Blethyn.
From March 1993.
Robert wrongly believes he must save Barbara from Andy, and Father Benedict plays the role of an avenging St Peter with passion.
by Martin Davies. 5: Found Wanting
To Robert's dismay, his sister Barbara is about to succumb to temptation in the shape of biker
Andy Hunt. His mother can't help to save her, so he enlists the help of Fr Benedict , and a knee to the groin.
Producer Richard Wilson
0106 LASTThe Final Supper1993031020080720 (BBC7)
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Destiny calls the Pattersons and Father Benedict's team, but the post-cup match menu awaits. Stars Paul Parris. From March 1993.
Destiny calls the Pattersons and Father Benedict's team, but the post-match menu awaits.
A day of destiny for the Pattersons, Father Benedict and his football team.
Will the finalists' dinner be as lively as the game?
Destiny calls the Pattersons and Father Benedict's team, but the post-cup match menu awaits.
Stars Paul Parris.
From March 1993.
by Martin Davies.
Final part: The Final Supper It's Frewitt Cup Final day. A day of destiny for the Patterson family and Fr Benedict. Will there be tears of joy at the end of it? Or a weeping and a gnashing of teeth?
Producer Richard Wilson
0201And Pigs Can Fry1994102420081204 (R7)
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The footie team's new strip causes controversy. Will they be ready for the new season? Stars Brenda Blethyn.
The footie team's new strip causes controversy. Will they be ready for the new season?
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West Bromwich offer Robert a trial, but Father Benedict doesn't want to lose him.
West Bromwich offer Robert a trial, but Father Benedict doesn't want to lose him. Stars Brenda Blethyn. From October 1994.
West Bromwich offer Robert a trial, but Father Benedict doesn't want to lose him. Stars Brenda Blethyn.
From October 1994.
Stars Brenda Blethyn.
Robert Patterson gets the chance to play with West Brom, but Father Benedict disapproves.
Robert Patterson gets the chance to play with West Bromwich, but Father Benedict doesn't want to lose him.
With Brenda Blethyn.
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A tale of jealousy, deceit and football unfolds when Robert attends a rival school.
A tale of jealousy, deceit and football unfolds when Robert attends a rival school. Stars Desmond Barrit. From November 1994.
Stars Desmond Barrit.
From November 1994.
With Desmond Barrit and Melanie Hudson.
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Will Guy and Robert make it back into Father Benedict's team?
Will Guy and Robert make it back into Father Benedict's team? Stars Desmond Barrit and Brenda Blethyn. From November 1994.
Will Guy and Robert make it back into the team?
With Brenda Blethyn.
Martin Davies' comedy of faith, families and football.
Will Guy and Robert make it back into Father Benedict's team? From November 1994.
Will Guy and Robert make it back into Father Benedict's team? Stars Desmond Barrit and Brenda Blethyn.
From November 1994.
Game by Martin Davies.
4: How Was It For You? Robert's skill deserts him in training while his morals lie writhing in the penalty box.
Producer Richard Wilson
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When the Pattersons get a dog, Father Benedict is not impressed.
When the Pattersons get a dog, Father Benedict is not impressed. Stars Desmond Barrit and Brenda Blethyn. From November 1994.
When the Pattersons get a dog, Father Benedict is not impressed. From November 1994.
When the Pattersons get a dog, Father Benedict isn't too impressed.
0206 LASTThe Friendly1994112820090108 (R7)
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Fists fly when Andy and Robert's football teams meet, but not among the players.
Fists fly when Andy and Robert's football teams meet, but not among the players. Stars Brenda Blethyn. From November 1994.
When Andy and Robert's football teams meet, fists fly.
But not among the players.

Cast

  • by - martin davies
  • Brenda Blethyn as Mrs Patterson
  • Charlotte Coleman as Barbara Patterson (series 1)
  • Melanie Hudson as Barbara Patterson (series 2)
  • Desmond Barritt
  • Paul Parris as Robert Patterson (series 1)
  • Richard Pearce as Robert Patterson (series 2)

Contributors 01/01

  • Comedy By: Martin Davies.
  • Unknown: St Andrew
  • Unknown: Mrs Patterson
  • Producer: Lissa Evans.
  • Robert Patterson: Paul Parris
  • Father Beedict: Desmond Barritt
  • Mrs Patterson: Brenda Blethyn
  • Barbara Patterson: Charlotte Coleman
  • Guy Entwhistle: Martino Lazzeri
  • Mr Plant: Gordon Reid
  • Andy: Mark Straker
  • Janet: Claire Skinner

Contributors 01/02

  • Unknown: Martin Davies.
  • Unknown: Gregory Patterson.
  • Producer: Richard Wilson.
  • Robert Patterson: Paul Parris
  • Father Benedict: Desmond Barritt
  • Barbara Patterson: Charlotte Coleman
  • Mrs Patterson: Brenda Blethyn
  • Guy Entwhistle: Martino Lazzeri
  • Janet Tyson: Claire Skinner
  • Andy Hunt: Mark Straker
  • Leisure Manageress: Jill Meers

Contributors 01/03

  • Unknown: Martin Davies.
  • Producer: Richard Wilson
  • Mrs Patterson: Brenda Blethyn
  • Barbara Patterson: Charlotte Coleman
  • Guy Entwhistle: Martino Lazzeri
  • Robert Patterson: Paul Parris
  • Andy Hunt: Mark Straker
  • Janet Tyson: Claire Skinner
  • Fr Benedict: Desmond Barritt
  • Mrs Barday-FarrjLady at Counter: Jill Meers
  • Fr Hugh: Gordon Reid

Contributors 01/04

  • Unknown: Martin Davies.
  • Unknown: Fr Benedict
  • Unknown: Robert Patterson
  • Producer: Richard Wilson
  • Mrs Patterson: Brenda Blethyn
  • Robert Patterson: Paul Parris
  • Barbara Patterson: Charlotte Coleman
  • Janet Tyson: Claire Skinner
  • Andy Hunt: Mark Straker
  • Fr Benedict: Desmond Barritt
  • Guy Entwlastle: Martlno Lazzeri
  • Mr Ptant: Gordon Reid

Contributors 01/05

  • Unknown: Martin Davies.
  • Unknown: Andy Hunt.
  • Unknown: Fr Benedict
  • Producer: Richard Wilson
  • Barbara Patterson: Charlotte Coleman
  • Andy Hunt: Mark Straker
  • Robert Patterson: Paul Parris
  • Janet Tyson: Claire Skinner
  • Fr Benedict: Desmond Barritt
  • Mrs Patterson: Brenda Blethyn
  • Guy Entwhistle: Martino Lazzeri

Contributors 01/06

  • Unknown: Martin Davies.
  • Unknown: Fr Benedict.
  • Producer: Richard Wilson
  • Mrs Patterson: Brenda Blethyn
  • Fr Benedict: Desmond Barritt
  • Robert Patterson: Paul Parris
  • Barbara Patterson: Charlotte Coleman
  • Janet Tyson: Claire Skinner
  • Guy Entwhistle: Martino Lazzeri
  • Mr Plant: Gordon Reid
  • Andy Hunt: Mark Straker

Duration

  • 30 Minutes

Genre

  • Genre: Sitcoms, Comedy

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