Big Jim And The Figaro Club

The Figaro Club is a group of mates in the building trade who frequent a small seaside town during the nineteen-fifties

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Episodes

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01Transport Of Delight1987021420071211 (BBC7)
20071212 (BBC7)
20090529 (BBC7)
20100326 (BBC7)
20100327 (BBC7)
20111109 (BBC7)
20111110 (BBC7)
20130725 (BBC7)
20130726 (BBC7)
20141205 (BBC7)

Demobbed Old Ned heads south after the war and joins a special construction team. Stars Norman Rossington. From February 1987.

Demobbed Old Ned heads south after the war and joins a special construction team.

Stars Norman Rossington.

From February 1987.

01Transport Of Delight1987021420071211 (BBC7)
20071212 (BBC7)
20090529 (BBC7)
20100326 (BBC7)
20100327 (BBC7)
20111109 (BBC7)
20111110 (BBC7)
20130725 (BBC7)
20130726 (BBC7)
20141205 (BBC7)

Demobbed Old Ned heads south after the war and joins a special construction team. Stars Norman Rossington. From February 1987.

Demobbed Old Ned heads south after the war and joins a special construction team.

Stars Norman Rossington.

From February 1987.

02The French Connection1987022120071218 (BBC7)
20071219 (BBC7)
20090605 (BBC7)
20100402 (BBC7)
20100403 (BBC7)
20111116 (BBC7)
20111117 (BBC7)
20130801 (BBC7)
20130802 (BBC7)
20141212 (BBC7)

The post-war construction team's Potts and Perkins hurl insults - and then onions. Stars Norman Rossington. From February 1987.

The post-war construction team's Potts and Perkins hurl insults - and then onions.

Stars Norman Rossington.

From February 1987.

The post-war construction team's Potts and Perkins start by hurling insults - but end up throwing French onions.

02The French Connection1987022120071218 (BBC7)
20071219 (BBC7)
20090605 (BBC7)
20100402 (BBC7)
20100403 (BBC7)
20111116 (BBC7)
20111117 (BBC7)
20130801 (BBC7)
20130802 (BBC7)
20141212 (BBC7)

The post-war construction team's Potts and Perkins hurl insults - and then onions. Stars Norman Rossington. From February 1987.

The post-war construction team's Potts and Perkins hurl insults - and then onions.

Stars Norman Rossington.

From February 1987.

The post-war construction team's Potts and Perkins start by hurling insults - but end up throwing French onions.

03On The Line1987022820071225 (BBC7)
20071226 (BBC7)
20090612 (BBC7)
20100409 (BBC7)
20100410 (BBC7)
20111123 (BBC7)
20111124 (BBC7)
20130808 (BBC7)
20130809 (BBC7)
20141219 (BBC7)

Perkins can't get a site phone, so his workmates get him a handset and more besides. With Norman Rossington. From February 1987.

Perkins can't get a site phone, so his workmates get him a handset and more besides.

With Norman Rossington.

From February 1987.

Perkins can't get a site phone, so the workmates get him a handset and more besides.

Perkins wants a telephone.

The Council won't give him one.

The Figaro Club give him a handset, and much more besides.

03On The Line1987022820071225 (BBC7)
20071226 (BBC7)
20090612 (BBC7)
20100409 (BBC7)
20100410 (BBC7)
20111123 (BBC7)
20111124 (BBC7)
20130808 (BBC7)
20130809 (BBC7)
20141219 (BBC7)

Perkins can't get a site phone, so his workmates get him a handset and more besides. With Norman Rossington. From February 1987.

Perkins can't get a site phone, so his workmates get him a handset and more besides.

With Norman Rossington.

From February 1987.

Perkins can't get a site phone, so the workmates get him a handset and more besides.

Perkins wants a telephone.

The Council won't give him one.

The Figaro Club give him a handset, and much more besides.

04Up The Pole1987030720080101 (BBC7)
20080102 (BBC7)
20090619 (BBC7)
20100416 (BBC7)
20100417 (BBC7)
20111130 (BBC7)
20111201 (BBC7)
20130815 (BBC7)
20130816 (BBC7)
20141226 (BBC7)

When Perkins befriends the Carnival Queen, the workmates plot a little sabotage. With Norman Rossington. From March 1987.

When Perkins befriends the Carnival Queen, the workmates plot a little sabotage. From 1987

When Perkins befriends the Carnival Queen, the workmates plot a little sabotage.

From 1987

With Norman Rossington.

From March 1987.

When Perkins gets friendly with the Carnival Queen, the Figaros start plotting sabotage.

With Sylvester McCoy.

04Up The Pole1987030720080101 (BBC7)
20080102 (BBC7)
20090619 (BBC7)
20100416 (BBC7)
20100417 (BBC7)
20111130 (BBC7)
20111201 (BBC7)
20130815 (BBC7)
20130816 (BBC7)
20141226 (BBC7)

When Perkins befriends the Carnival Queen, the workmates plot a little sabotage. With Norman Rossington. From March 1987.

When Perkins befriends the Carnival Queen, the workmates plot a little sabotage. From 1987

When Perkins befriends the Carnival Queen, the workmates plot a little sabotage.

From 1987

With Norman Rossington.

From March 1987.

When Perkins gets friendly with the Carnival Queen, the Figaros start plotting sabotage.

With Sylvester McCoy.

05Boning Up On History1987031420080108 (BBC7)
20080109 (BBC7)
20090626 (BBC7)
20100423 BT=1730 (BBC7)
20100423 (BBC7)
20100424 (BBC7)
20111207 (BBC7)
20111208 (BBC7)
20130822 (BBC7)
20130823 (BBC7)
20150102 (BBC7)

Perkins wants to dig for post-war Britain, but the workmates decide to soil his plans. With Norman Rossington. From March 1987.

Perkins wants to dig for post-war Britain, but the workmates decide to soil his plans.

With Norman Rossington.

From March 1987.

Perkins wants to dig for post war Britain, but he is soon up to his neck in trouble as Jim and the gang soil his plans.

05Boning Up On History1987031420080108 (BBC7)
20080109 (BBC7)
20090626 (BBC7)
20100423 BT=1730 (BBC7)
20100423 (BBC7)
20100424 (BBC7)
20111207 (BBC7)
20111208 (BBC7)
20130822 (BBC7)
20130823 (BBC7)
20150102 (BBC7)

Perkins wants to dig for post-war Britain, but the workmates decide to soil his plans. With Norman Rossington. From March 1987.

Perkins wants to dig for post-war Britain, but the workmates decide to soil his plans.

With Norman Rossington.

From March 1987.

Perkins wants to dig for post war Britain, but he is soon up to his neck in trouble as Jim and the gang soil his plans.

06 LASTThe Old Dunkirk Spirit1987032120080115 (BBC7)
20080116 (BBC7)
20090703 (BBC7)
20100430 (BBC7)
20100501 (BBC7)
20111214 (BBC7)
20111215 (BBC7)
20130829 (BBC7)
20130830 (BBC7)
20150109 (BBC7)

Perkins has no materials to rebuild post-war Britain, which well suits the workmates.

Perkins has no materials to rebuild post-war Britain, which well suits the workmates. With Norman Rossington. From March 1987.

With Norman Rossington.

Perkins has no materials for his men to build post war Britain with - an arrangement which suits them fine.

06 LASTThe Old Dunkirk Spirit1987032120080115 (BBC7)
20080116 (BBC7)
20090703 (BBC7)
20100430 (BBC7)
20100501 (BBC7)
20111214 (BBC7)
20111215 (BBC7)
20130829 (BBC7)
20130830 (BBC7)
20150109 (BBC7)

Perkins has no materials to rebuild post-war Britain, which well suits the workmates.

Perkins has no materials to rebuild post-war Britain, which well suits the workmates. With Norman Rossington. From March 1987.

With Norman Rossington.

Perkins has no materials for his men to build post war Britain with - an arrangement which suits them fine.