089. Opportunity Knocks And Bruises - Written by Chris Kelly and Iain Roy #9.5
Directed by Diarmuid Lawrence

TV Times Listing Opportunity Knocks And Bruises Episode Locations

First Broadcast in the UK: 4th February 1993

When Arthur and Ray manage to sell their unwanted stock as fairground novelty prizes, they become unwittingly involved in fraud and major theft. The person they're up against is none other than Alexie Nolan, who they both realise is a business partner not worth trading with and Ray soon discovers is rather tasty with his fists. Meanwhile, Arthur is doing all he can to put a pile of stolen coins in a fruit machine.


Cast: Glynn Edwards as Dave, Nicholas Day as D.S. Morley, Jonty Stephens as D.C. Field, Sean McGinley as Alexie Nolan, Natalie Roles as Amanda, Eliza Buckingham as Mrs. Mitchell, Robert Blythe as Councillor Griffiths, Brian McGrath as Mr. Fairchild, Chris Matthews as Cecil, Freddie Stuart as Wigmore, Orla Brady as Bank Teller, Melee Hutton as Secretary, Francis Pope as Lad

Facts: The hotel which features at the end of this episode also features at the start of the previous episode #9.4 Looking For Mr. Goodtime. Natalie Roles is more recognisable as DS Debbie McAllister in 'The Bill'.

Filming Dates: The hotel scenes in this episode were filmed on 22nd April 1992.


Double Take: Eliza Buckingham previously appeared in #3.9 Why Pay Tax. Freddie Stuart previously appeared as a van driver in #5.1 Goodbye Sailor.

Bloopers: None found.

Title: 'Opportunity Knocks' - a talent show that ran for many years in the UK in various forms both on TV and radio between 1949 and 1990.


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Last updated : 17th May 2016 by jno

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