Brilliant


If you haven't seen this series - hunt it down, beg to borrow it from someone who has it. It is wonderful. Why can't there be more like it?

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coming back at you in 2014.. Absolutely Agree ....It is one of the best things ever..but get a good copy as according to other message boards the TV broadcasts of later years were poor quality.

Loved every minute...

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The whole Beiderbecke Trilogy is available in a DVD boxed set
http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B0018S4VBW/papas-21
They're all very good quality. I replayed my way through the set just recently and it's still as wonderful as ever

The boxed set includes:
* The 3 main Beiderbecke series
* The precursor series "Get Lost" with Alun Armstong & Bridget Turner.
* Interviews with Bolam, Flynn & Plater while filming the Beiderbecke Tapes in 1987
* Commemorative booklet on the making of the trilogy (and Get Lost) by Andrew Pixley
* Soundtrack CD featuring the music of Frank Ricotti and Kenny Baker

Steve

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thanks for the link...have to save my pocket money.. can you tell me / I always thought that the actor Wolf Kahler I recently saw in 'The Lady Vanishes' Cybil Shepard/Elliot Gould version... was in Biederbeke somewhere but not on IMDb. My memory seems to be deceiving me..

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The cast & crew lists are all complete now. I completed them at my last watch through all three of the trilogy. But that's just complete as regards the names shown in the on-screen credits. There could be some people in them who didn't get an on-screen credit.

I don't know Wolf so wouldn't recognise him but looking at his credits he was mainly working on American films & TV shows in the mid to late 1980s. But he did some work in the UK around that time so it's not impossible that he was in some of the Beiderbecke trilogy

Steve

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Yes Thanks for that info: If he was actually there( and I havent seen it for a long time) It was when there was some slightly dodgy guy from the past staying at the house and he would be peripheral to that scenario. Yeah whatever .. I know.. one can get a "bee in the bonnet" sometimes

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The only time any man, dodgy or otherwise, stayed at Jill & Trevor's house was in "The Beiderbecke Connection" (1988).

Ivan, the mysterious refugee, was played by Patrick Drury. Peter, Jill's estranged husband, was played by Eamon Boland.

Steve

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My dodgy memory once again has let me down...

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