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When The Boat Comes In - 1970's TV serial starring James Bolan, set in depression era Tyneside


James Bolam and Rodney Bewes were The Likely Lads a British sitcom which ran from Dec 1964-Jul 1966


New Tricks~ British TV series made up of retired police officers who have been recruited to reinvestigate unsolved crimes. The series title is taken from the popular expression "You can't teach an old dog new tricks".


I still fancy James Bolam, even if he is now Grandpa in my Pocket!

New Tricks--Brit cop show featuring some old dogs :)


"When the boat comes in" James Bolam as sergeant Jack Ford. Takes place in Gallowshield, Tyneside, just after world war one.


Whatever Happened To The Likely Lads?- The show followed the friendship, resumed after five years apart, of two working-class young men, Bob Ferris (Rodney Bewes) and Terry Collier (James Bolam). Set in Northeast England, humour was based on the tension between Terry's firmly working-class outlook and Bob's aspirations to join the middle class, through his new white-collar job, suburban home, and impending marriage to prissy librarian Thelma Chambers. This was a follow on from The Likely…


When the BoatComes In - Created by James Mitchell. With James Bolam

Barbara Flynn and James Bolam in The Beiderbecke Affair