|059. Give Us This Day Arthur Daley's Bread - Written by Tony Hoare #6.1
Directed by Francis Megahy
|TV Times Listing||Episode Locations|
First Broadcast in the UK: 4th September 1985
When Arthur is offered a portable TV from ex-convict Godfrey, he and Terry soon discover it has been stolen from Reverend Redwood. The Reverend has been running a social club with the aim of providing rehabilitation for ex-convicts including Godfrey himself. Arthur offers to hire some of the ex-convicts as landscape gardeners for Mrs. Hurst, to whom Arthur has recently sold a car. While Mrs. Hurst's neighbours are on holiday, Arthur's team decide to burgle them and stash the goods at the local church. Meanwhile, Chisholm is hot on the heels of some local burglars and strongly believes Arthur is somehow involved.
Cast: Glynn Edwards as Dave, Patrick Malahide as DS Chisholm, James Booth as Godfrey, Sylvia Kay as Mrs. Hurst, Norman Eshley as Rev. Redwood, Michael Povey as DC Jones, David Jackson as Marion, Nat Jackley as Paper, Eric Francis as Glue, David Jessiman as Vincent, Geraldine Alexander as Fiona, Avril Elgar as Mrs. Bickerton-Jones, Ellis Dale as Mr. Howlett, Patsy Smart as Mrs. Foskitt, Paul Cooper as Ron, Roger Tallon as 1st Policeman, David Landberg as 2nd Policeman
Facts: It was at this point in the series that the scripts tended to include more comedy and less rough stuff and minding. In series six, both 'Glynn Edwards As Dave' and 'Patrick Malahide as Chisholm' can be seen as a regular credit for the first time in the opening titles.
Double Take: James Booth who plays Godfrey (shown in picture) also appears as Toby in #9.6 Gone With The Winchester. David Jackson (also shown in picture) who plays Marion in this episode also played the character of 'Big Stan' in #1.3 The Smaller They Are and would later appear again as a greyhound trainer in #8.4 Three Cons Make A Mountain. Ellis Dale who played disapproving church-goer Mr. Howlett also appeared as a magistrate in #2.13 Caught In The Act, Fact. This episode is the first of three appearances in this series by Winchester regular Ron, played by Paul Cooper. He would reappear as the same character in #6.3 The Return of The Invincible Man and #6.4 Arthur Is Dead, Long Live Arthur.
Bloopers: None found.
Title: A pun on the Lord's prayer line: 'Give us this day our daily bread'.
Last updated : 15th February 2016 by jno
DISCLAIMER : minder.org is in no way connected with Leon Griffiths, Thames Television, Euston Films or FremantleMedia. The views expressed here are in no way related to these or have they been endorsed as such. This is a non-profit making website and the views and opinions expressed here are only done so to compliment the work done in producing the British TV show Minder. Where as this site aims to ensure that information presented here is correct, we accept no responsibility for any mistakes made. Any audio or visual material downloaded as a result of visiting this site is done so under the strict agreement that this material is for sampling only and that it will be removed within a subsequent 24 hour period.