The Best Pair Of
Legs In The Business

The Best Pair Of Legs In The Business

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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 tragi-comedy feature. Also starring 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 – presented here in a brand-new transfer from the original film elements, in its correct aspect ratio.

‘Sherry’ Sheridan, a middle-aged compere 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?

Cast In Alphabetical Order

Bill Dean as Bert Claire Davenport as Eating Lady Clare Kelly as Mrs. Thorn Clare Sutcliffe as Glad David Lincoln as Ron Diana Coupland as Mary Sheridan Geoffrey Chater as Rev. Thorn George Sweeney as Dai Jane Seymour as Kim Thorn Jean Harvey as Emma Jenny Thompson as Edna Pilbeam Johnny Briggs as Millet Karen Kessey as May Lee Montague as Charlie Green Michael Hadley as Alan Sheridan Penny Spencer as Eunice Reg Varney as Sherry Sheridan Reginald Marsh as Fred


Produced by Johnny Goodman & Andrew Mitchell Directed by Christopher Hodson Screenplay by Kevin Laffan Story by Kevin Laffan Running Time 93 minutes. Theatrical Release 1973

Synopsis Taken From DVD Cover ©2013 Network.

Film Images ©1973 Studiocanal Films Ltd.

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