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ARCHETYPAL “BITTERSWEET” comdram about a constantly hopeless boxer (ROBERT “WOLFIE” LINDSAY) with LESLIE “HAPPY APPLE” ASH and the redoubtable KEN “SQUIRRELS” JONES.

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  1. Richard16378

    April 17, 2012 at 8:41 pm

    IIRC This indirectly lead to Only Fools & Horses.

    John Sullivan had written a one-off about a minor football club, which was then comissioned as a full series, only for someone to pull the plug in light entertainment when it was decided they only wanted one sports themed show.

    This left a gap in the schedules, & John Sullivan just happened to have an idea for a show about a market trader….

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