The Best Pair of Legs in the Business (1973)

Capitalising on his remarkable success in On the Buses, Reg Varney took on the contrasting role of a third-rate holiday camp entertainer dreaming of stardom in this mid-seventies comedy feature. Also starring fellow sitcom favourite Diana Coupland and Lee Montague, The Best Pair of Legs in the Business was adapted from an individual ITV Playhouse drama and scripted by Emmerdale Farm creator Kevin Laffan. 'Sherry' Sheridan, a middle-aged compère and drag artiste currently stationed at a caravan site, is low on talent but high on ambition. Convinced he just needs one decent break to launch himself into the big time, he's relentlessly optimistic - but sadly unaware that his family life is crumbling around him. Can Sherry manage to secure both his job, and his marriage?

Directing:
  • Christopher Hodson

Writing:
  • Kevin Laffan

Stars:
Release Date: 1973-02-01
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  • Country: GB
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 93
Lee Montague
Lee Montague
Charlie Green
Reg Varney
Reg Varney
Sherry Sheridan
Diana Coupland
Diana Couplan...
Mary Sheridan
Johnny Briggs
Johnny Briggs
Millet
George Sweeney
George Sweene...
Dai
Clare Kelly
Clare Kelly
Mrs. Thorn
Jane Seymour
Jane Seymour
Kim Thorn
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