Singles, 1988

Singles started life as a TV pilot “Singles’ Night’ for ITV, produced by Thames Television in 1984.  In 1988 Yorkshire Television picked up the show and began broadcasting the first of 22 episodes that were shown over 3 series.

In the third series lead character, Malcolm was written out after Roger Rees who played him moved to the USA.  Simon Cadell joined the cast as new character Roger Duval.


The series follows the exploits of Malcolm (later Roger) and Clive and Pamela and Jackie, four patrons of a singles bar.






Cast (pilot episode)

Patricia Brake – Di
Jane Carr – Jackie
John Kavanagh – Clive
Robin Nedwell – Malcolm
Angela Richards – Pamela

Cast (Series)

Susie Blake – Jackie
Eamon Boland – Clive
Simon Cadell – Dennis Duval
Judy Loe – Pamela
Gina Maher – Di
Roger Rees – Malcolm


Channel: ITV
Created By:
Written By: Eric Chappell
Production Company: Thames (pilot), Yorkshire Television (series)
Original Transmission Dates:
19th June 1984 (pilot)
7th January 1988 – 21st August 1991 (series)



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