|077. The Last Temptation Of Daley - Written by William Ivory #8.6
Directed by Diarmuid Lawrence
First Broadcast in the UK: 10th October 1991
Arthur visits the doctor only to be told to cut down on the booze and cigars. Doing as the doctor suggests, Arthur experiences serious side effects, only made worse by a local builder called Benny McLeish threatening Arthur as a result of a dodgy blue paint deal. Ray steps in to help Arthur out and sets up a plan to deal with McLeish involving Morley and Park.
Cast: Glynn Edwards as Dave, Nicholas Day as DS Morley, Stephen Tompkinson as DC Park, Roger Brierley as Donald, Terrence Hardiman as Dr. Hardman, Andrew McCulloch as Benny McLeish, Christopher Mitchell as Customer in Winchester, Joanna Wake as Receptionist, Michael Watkins as Man in Cafe, Arthur Whybrow as Landlord
Uncredited: Terry 'Terence' Plummer as 'Heavy' who fights with Ray at the end
Facts: Arthur seems to be behaving very strangely in this episode, suffering from cold turkey as a result of cutting down on booze and cigars.
Double Take: Arthur Whybrow, who plays the landlord at the end of this episode also appeared as Paddy Hurley in #5.9 Around The Corner and 'Bozz' Boswell in #6.7 Minder On The Orient Express. Michael Watkins who is the man in the café that Arthur throws coffee over had previously appeared as casino bouncer Tony in #2.3 You Lose Some, You Win Some. Uncredited extra Terry Pummer also appeared in a credited role as Alan in #3.4 Looking For Micky and as an uncredited Heavy in #6.2 Life In The Fast Food Lane.
Bloopers: None found.
Title: A reference to the 1988 film 'The Last Temptation of Christ'.
Last updated : 1st December 2019 by jno
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