Budgie (1971–1972)

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Chirpy Cockney petty crook Ronald "Budgie" Bird is the main character in this British television series. Budgie was the eternal failure, with every scam, and every attempt to make his ... See full summary »

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Creators:

Willis Hall, Keith Waterhouse

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23 March 2012 | PosteLafayetteGav
10
| Budgie Brilliance
Budgie is the greatest TV drama of all time. Brilliant scripts, brilliant characters, brilliant performances and all with so much charm. Adam Faith is wonderful as Budgie Bird, small time petty criminal, but a charmer too and there is a career best by Iain Cuthbertson as Charlie Endell, probably my favourite TV character of all time. Series 1 highlight is the Grandee Hotel with several guest stars including Peter Sallis while Series 2 is packed with great episodes. The very sexy Georgina Hale as Budgie's wife and the excellent Lynn Dalby as Budgie's lover add to the charm. Keith Waterhouse wrote some great stories to be played out here. It is a standout show and fully merits 10 out of 10.

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Release Date:

9 April 1971

Language

English


Country of Origin

UK

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