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One Foot in the Grave

The Man in the Long Black Coat

The Man in the Long Black Coat

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Victor's continuing campaign against bureaucrats finds another victim - a health and safety inspector who comes to check on the compost heap at the bottom of the Meldrews' allotment. Christmas special from 1991, with guest star Eric Idle.

Cast & Crew

Victor Meldrew Richard Wilson
Margaret Meldrew Annette Crosbie
Patrick Angus Deayton
Pippa Janine Duvitski
Nick Swainey Owen Brenman
Dr Mervyn Whale Eric Idle
Mr Killick Michael Robbins
Surgery receptionist Cecily Hobbs
Director Susan Belbin
Producer Susan Belbin
Writer David Renwick
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