Big Deal (TV series)

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Big Deal
Genre Drama
Created by Geoff McQueen
Written by David Crane
Starring Ray Brooks
Sharon Duce
Pamela Cundell
James Ottaway
Lisa Geoghan
Theme music composer Bobby G
Opening theme "Big Deal"
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of series 3
No. of episodes 30
Production
Producer(s) Terry Williams
Running time 50 minutes
Broadcast
Original channel BBC
Original run 14 October 1984 (1984-10-14) – 4 November 1986 (1986-11-04)

Big Deal is a British television comedy/drama series produced by the BBC between 1984 and 1986. The series was created and written by Geoff McQueen who created several other major television series including Give Us a Break, Stay Lucky, and The Bill.

Starring Ray Brooks and Sharon Duce, the series concentrated on the ups and downs of small time London gambler Robby Box (played by Brooks), and the effect that his poker addiction has on his long suffering girlfriend Jan Oliver (Duce) and family.

The theme music was by Bucks Fizz member Bobby G.[1]

Big Deal (series one) was released on DVD on 24 July 2006.

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