The Beiderbecke Affair (TV Miniseries)
- Original title
The Beiderbecke Affair
- Running time
- 320 min.
- United Kingdom
James Bolam, Barbara Flynn, Dominic Jephcott, Terence Rigby, Dudley Sutton, Keith Smith, Danny Schiller, Colin Blakely, Keith Marsh, Sue Jenkins, James Grout, Robert Longden, Sean Scanlan, Ian Bleasdale, Stephen Tomlin
Yorkshire Television (YTV)
Drama | TV Miniseries. Jazz
- Synopsis / Plot
- It is the first serial in The Beiderbecke Trilogy. Geordie Trevor Chaplin (James Bolam) teaches woodwork and likes to listen to jazz. Jill Swinburne (Barbara Flynn) teaches English and wants to help save the planet. Trevor tries to buy some jazz records but this leads to meeting a "dazzlingly beautiful platinum blond", a suspicious detective sergeant and a strange pair of men running a junior football team. Big Al and Little Norm agree to help Trevor and Jill with their school supplies problems. Jill decides to stand as a local councillor. A tale of "Black Economies", council corruption and many strange characters all set to a background of Bix Beiderbecke.
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