"A Sharp Intake Of Breath" follows the antics of average Peter Barnes and his struggles with the British bureaucracy and red-tape, and his constant failure.
Last Episode04x06 Rear Window Aired: Feb. 15, 1981
Series Fun Facts
- "A Sharp Intake of Breath" came to an abrupt end in 1981 just as ATV lost its ITV franchise later through the year.
- Patricia Brake portrayed Sheila, his downtrodden wife originally. The role was subsequently played by Jacqueline Clarke of Dave Allen at Large (UK) fame.
- It grew out of a single pilot, shown as part of "The Sound of Laughter" (ITV's answer to the BBC's "Comedy Playhouse") on Thursday, July 28th, 1977.