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The Bass Player and the Blonde

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Directed by  Dennis Vance
Country of origin  United Kingdom
Director  Dennis Vance
Starring  Edward Woodward
First episode date  14 June 1977
Production company  Associated Television

Original release  14 June 1977 (1977-06-14)
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Edward woodward and jane wymark star in the bass player and the blonde

The Bass Player and the Blonde was a television play in the ITV Playhouse series, first broadcast 14 June 1977. It was followed up with a three-part serial with the episodes given the names of musical terms: Rondo (8 August 1978), Allegro (15 August 1978), and Andante (22 August 1978). In the play and the series, George Manghan, a middle aged, debt ridden bass player in a Jazz band, falls in love with the wealthy and much younger blonde singer Terry, much to the distress of her father.



  • Producer/Director Dennis Vance
  • Production Company ATV
  • Screenplay Roy Clarke (also Ian Lindsay and Phil Redmond)
  • Designer Michael Eve
  • Cast

  • George Mangham Edward Woodward
  • Terry Jane Wymark
  • Charlie Ronald Fraser
  • Nigel Jeremy Sinden
  • Pawnbroker Alfie Bass
  • Max Sam Kydd
  • Beth Betty McDowall
  • Drummer George Sewell.
  • References

    The Bass Player and the Blonde Wikipedia

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