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Ken Handley's got a problem - Ken Handley's in advertising...

Guy Jenkins' advertising sitcom with Martin Jarvis, Lockwood West and Christopher Godwin.

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Ken gets a model girlfriend.

Guy Jenkins' advertising sitcom with Martin Jarvis, Lockwood West and Christopher Godwin.

Ken gets a model girlfriend in Guy Jenkin's advertising sitcom with Martin Jarvis, Lockwood West and Christopher Godwin.

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Copywriter Ken's having problems with the women in his life, while Leo Gale's up for another ad.

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Ken Handley's got a problem - Ken Handley's in advertising...

Guy Jenkins' advertising sitcom with Martin Jarvis, Lockwood West and Christopher Godwin.

Ken Handley pitches to a motorway services chain. Advertising satire from January 1982.

Ken Handley pitches to a motorway services chain. Advertising satire with Martin Jarvis and Wendy Richard. From January 1982.

Ken Handley is preparing a campaign to promote the virtues of motorway service stations.

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Ken has to write copy for the Tories and rues the day when he used to hitch-hike and attend peace protests.

Activist turned ad writer Ken Handley finds himself assigned to the Conservative Party.

Activist turned ad writer Ken Handley finds himself assigned to the Conservative Party. Stars Martin Jarvis. From January 1982.

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Ken faces a dilemma when he wins an award for an ad campaign he hates. Stars Martin Jarvis and Wendy Richard. From January 1982.

Ken faces a dilemma when he wins an award for an ad campaign he hates.

Ken's in a dilemma when he wins an award for an ad campaign he hates.

From January 1982.

Stars Martin Jarvis and Wendy Richard.

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Cigarettes or no smoking? Ken is in a dilemma over two ad campaigns. Stars Martin Jarvis and Wendy Richard. From January 1982.

Cigarettes or no smoking? Ken is in a dilemma over two ad campaigns.

Cigarettes or no smoking? Ken's in a dilemma over two ad campaigns.

From January 1982.

Stars Martin Jarvis and Wendy Richard.

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20090824 (BBC7)
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Ken Handley fancies a winter break, but can he escape the ad agency? Stars Martin Jarvis and Wendy Richard. From February 1982.

Ken Handley fancies a winter break, but can he escape the ad agency?

Stars Martin Jarvis and Wendy Richard.

From February 1982.

Martin Jarvis portrays Ken Handley - a man in advertising.

And a man trying to have a holiday, if his work will let him.

Ad man Ken Handley tries out a break for a Devon campaign.

Ken Handley fancies a winter break, but can he escape the ad agency? Stars Martin Jarvis and Wendy Richard.

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Angry Ken Handley looks set to quit the ad agency.

Angry Ken Handley looks set to quit the ad agency. Stars Martin Jarvis, Sheila Stefael and Wendy Richard. From February 1982.

Angry Ken Handley looks set to quit the ad agency. Stars Martin Jarvis and Wendy Richard.

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All set for divorce and a new home, ad man Ken Handley gets a surprise at the agency. Stars Martin Jarvis. From February 1984.

All set for divorce and a new home, ad man Ken Handley gets a surprise at the agency.

Ken is preparing to divorce his wife, and facing a merger with another advertising agency.

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Three Deborahs, one stingy bank and an impending divorce perplex ad man Ken Handley. Stars Martin Jarvis. From February 1984.

Three Deborahs, one stingy bank and an impending divorce perplex ad man Ken Handley.

As Ken struggles to forget his divorce, three Deborahs, a charity and a bank cause problems for everyone else.

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A seven-foot squirrel drives ad man Ken Handley nuts, but can some face cream help? Stars Martin Jarvis. From February 1984.

A seven foot squirrel drives ad man Ken Handley nuts, but can some face cream help?

A giant squirrel causes problems for the advertising team.

A seven foot squirrel causes problems for the advertising team.

Happiness...

is a career in advertising.

Is the strain of advertising getting to Ken Handley?

Kenny and Sandy have to pitch for the Samaritan's advertising contract.

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Ken is trying to relax, but even on a date with Deborah advertising is on his mind. Stars Martin Jarvis. From February 1984.

Ken's trying to relax, but even on a date with Deborah advertising is on his mind.

Ken's trying to relax, but even on a date with Deborah advertising is on his mind. Stars Martin Jarvis. From February 1984.

Ken is supposed to be relaxing but even on a date he can't stop thinking about advertising.

Ken's supposed to be relaxing, but even on a date with Deborah he can't stop thinking about advertising.

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20091005 (BBC7)
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20121210 (BBC7)
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Will Ken and Sandy's plan to use a lion to advertise Leo cosmetics be a roaring success? Stars Martin Jarvis. From March 1984.

Will Ken and Sandy's plan to use a lion to advertise Leo cosmetics be a roaring success?

The advertising team's plan to hire a lion to advertise Leo cosmetics brings about unfortunate results.

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Ad man Ken Handley faces his own emergency when he is coerced into a Samaritans campaign. Stars Martin Jarvis. From March 1984.

Ad man Ken Handley faces his own emergency when he's coerced into a Samaritans campaign.

Ad man Ken Handley faces his own emergency when he's coerced into a Samaritans campaign. Stars Martin Jarvis. From March 1984.

Ad copywriter Ken Handley faces his own emergency when he's coerced into a campaign for the Samaritans.

Kenny and Sandy have to pitch for the Samaritan's advertising contract.

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Ad man Ken Handley snags a leggy model to spy on the work of a rival agency. From 1986.

Ad man Ken Handley snags a leggy model to spy on the work of a rival agency. Stars Martin Jarvis. From October 1986.

Ken's agency hires a leg model used by a rival agency, so that they can spy on the competition.

Ad man Ken Handley snags a leggy model to spy on the work of a rival agency.

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Leg model April's snoring inspires ad man Ken's quest to win a nasal spray account.

Leg model April's snoring inspires ad man Ken's quest to win a nasal spray account. Stars Martin Jarvis. From October 1986.

April's snoring problem inspires Ken to market April's Nasal Spray.

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An American TV evangelist creates waves and an ad man Ken causes a surprise. From 1986.

An American TV evangelist creates waves and an ad man Ken causes a surprise. Stars Martin Jarvis. From October 1986.

The advertising firm's new client is Larry Childs, Evangelist and seller of religious items like the Larry Childs cuckoo clock.

An American TV Evangelist creates waves and ad man Ken causes a surprise.

From 1986.

Stars Martin Jarvis.

From October 1986.

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Freshly wed ad man Ken gets a wedding invite and faces upset at a photo shoot. From 1986.

Freshly wed ad man Ken gets a wedding invite and faces upset at a photo shoot. Stars Martin Jarvis. From October 1986.

Ken Handley has a problem.

He not only works in advertising, but he's about to get married - again.

Ken Handley has a problem - not only does he work in advertising, but he is about to get married again.

Freshly wed ad man Ken gets a wedding invite and faces upset at a photo shoot.

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Ken and Sandy both suffer marital problems, but at least they've won Pink Len's ad account

Ken and Sandy both suffer marital problems, but at least they've won Pink Len's ad account. Stars Martin Jarvis. From November 1986.

Ken and Sandy both have marital problems, but at least they've won Pink Len's account.

Ken and Sandy suffer marital problems, but at least they've won Pink Len's ad account.

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Ad man Ken struggles with the women in his life, and ex-boss Freddie causes a stir.

Ad man Ken struggles with the women in his life, and ex-boss Freddie causes a stir. Stars Martin Jarvis. From November 1986.

Ken is experiencing conflicting emotions over the women in his life.