Never Mind The Quality Feel The Width, 1967

Never Mind the Quality, Feel the Width was originally a British television sitcom.

Starting out in February 1967 as a single episode play in another TV series: Armchair Theatre.  Later the same year it began a run of six series which would see a further forty episodes plus a mini Christmas Special as part of All Star Comedy Carnival in 1969.

Summary

Manny Cohen and Patrick Kelly are unlikely partners in a back-street tailoring business in Whitechapel, London.

Coat-maker Manny is Jewish, while Patrick – who takes care of the trousers – is an Irish Catholic still yearning for his homeland.

The two try hard to put their religious and cultural differences aside in the interests of making a living, comedy comes from a mutual misunderstanding that all too easily gets the better of them. That’s why Father Ryan and Rabbi Levy are usually around to intervene and offer spiritual guidance…

Clips

Pilot

 

 

 

 

Cast

John Bluthal – Manny Cohen
Joe Lynch – Patrick Kelly

Details

Channel: ITV
Written By: Vince Powell, Harry Driver and Dick Sharples (2 episodes 1971)
Produced By: ABC Television (series 1&2), Thames (series 3-6)
Original Transmission Dates: 18th February 1967 – 14th September 1971

Joe Lynch

 

 

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