Movies and TV shows like A Bit of a Do

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A Bit of a Do (1989)
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A Bit of a Do (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A Bit of a Do is a British comedy drama series based on the books by David Nobbs. The show starred David Jason and was aired on ITV in 1989. It was made for the ITV network by Yorkshire Television. The show was set in a fictional Yorkshire town. Each episode took place at a different social function and followed the changing lives of two families, the working-class Simcocks and the middle-class Rodenhursts, together with their respective friends, Rodney and Betty Sillitoe, and Neville Badger. The series begins with the wedding of Ted and Rita Simcock's son Paul to Laurence and Liz Rodenhurst's daughter Jenny; an event at which Ted and Liz begin an affair. The subsequent fallout from this affair forms the basis for most of the first series.
Plot: working class, middle class, party, affair, family relations, adulterous husband, adultery, vegetarian, two brothers, father son relationship, newlyweds, drunkenness, marital infidelity, mother daughter relationship, young couple, real estate agent, newlywed, marital problem, husband wife relationship, brother brother relationship, parent grown child relationship, widower, marital separation, husband wife conflict, working class family ...
Place: yorkshire, northern england

Most similar movies to A Bit of a Do

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and sitcom films and TV series with plots about family relations, working class, husband wife relationship, british humour, society, parents and children and couples mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like A Bit of a Do: Common As Muck (1994), Open All Hours (1976), The Darling Buds of May (1991), Barbara (1995), At Home with the Braithwaites (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Common As Muck (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Common As Muck is a gritty BBC comedy drama serial focusing on the lives of a crew of bin men and their management staff. It ran for two series.
Plot: boss, affair, job interview, father, betrayal, son, stripper, college, friendship, working class, pension, hospital ...
Place: northern england
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95%
Open All Hours (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Open All Hours is a BBC sitcom written by Roy Clarke and starring Ronnie Barker as a miserly shop keeper and David Jason as his put-upon nephew who works as his errand boy. It ran for 26 episodes in four series, which premiered in 1976, 1981, 1982 ...
Style: sitcom, contemplative, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: store, uncle, nephew, groom, storekeeper, shopkeeper, customer, miser, nurse, family relations, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: yorkshire, northern england, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
The Darling Buds of May (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 51 min.
Story: An idyllic picture of 1950's rural England as seen through the lives of the Larkins, a farm family living in Kent. The show revolves around Pa Larkin, a man of a kind and mischievous nature with a penchant for getting into scrapes and talking ...
Style: realistic, not serious, feel good, witty, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: countryside, family relations, english countryside, lifestyle, family life, parents and children, fall in love, eccentric family, housewife, farm, nagging and grouching, family ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.2
 105
Barbara (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 27 min.
Story: Barbara is a British sitcom starring Gwen Taylor in the title role. A pilot was broadcast in 1995, and three series were then televised from 1999 to 2003. It was made by Central Television, and filmed at their Lenton Lane studios in Nottingham in ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: family relations, eccentric family, suburbs, suburban life, workplace situations, family life, society, couples, perversion, couple relations, family, farce ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: yorkshire, england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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At Home with the Braithwaites (2000)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: UK
Story: At Home with the Braithwaites is a British comedy-drama television series, created and written by Sally Wainwright. The storyline follows a suburban family from Leeds, whose life is turned upside down when the mother of the family wins 38 million ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, cynical, offbeat ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, lottery, charity, greed, secret, marriage, wealth, lifestyle, youth, family problems, couples, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, northern england, yorkshire, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Rita, Sue and Bob Too! (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Realistic story of working class Yorkshire life. Two schoolgirls have a sexual fling with a married man. Serious and light-hearted by turns. Rita, Sue And Bob Too was adapted by Andrea Dunbar from two of her own controversial plays. Rita (Siobhan ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, cult film ...
Plot: sexual promiscuity, affair, schoolgirl, sexual relations, youth, friends, strong sexual content, couples, love triangle, forbidden love, midlife crisis, infidelity ...
Time: 80s
Place: northern england, yorkshire, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 8.0
 2K
Stella (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Ruth Jones stars as a 40-something mum juggling the ups and downs of family life amid the chaos of her eccentric friends, relatives and children's fathers.
Style: humorous, emotional, light, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, lovers, single parent, everyday life, responsibility, working class, convict, family values, parents and children, society, neighbor, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 73
Micawber (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 195 min.
Story: Micawber is a 2001 ITV comedy drama series starring David Jason. It was written by John Sullivan, based upon the character of Wilkins Micawber from Charles Dickens' novel David Copperfield, although the storylines were original. Sullivan had ...
Plot: funeral, coffin, female nudity, prostitute, mouse, husband wife relationship, optimism, play, nobility, striptease, butler, boarder ...
Time: 1840s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Fortysomething (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Fortysomething is a 2003 British comedy-drama series, starring and directed by Hugh Laurie as Paul Slippery, a doctor facing a mid-life crisis. His wife Estelle is starting a new career as a headhunter. His three sons, Rory, a student at the ...
Style: realistic, semi serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family, middle aged man, midlife crisis, family relations, frustration, family life, family problems, parenthood, love and romance, depression, middle aged, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Only Fools and Horses.... (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The misadventures of two wheeler dealer brothers Del Boy and Rodney Trotter of “Trotters Independent Traders PLC” who scrape their living by selling dodgy goods believing that next year they will be millionaires.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: working class, family relations, black market, cons and scams, eccentric family, disorder, veteran, hopes, dishonesty, partners, siblings relations, scam ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 21st century, contemporary ...
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 372
No Angels (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
Story: No Angels is a critically acclaimed British television comedy drama series, produced by the independent production company World Productions for Channel 4, which ran for three series from 2004 to 2006. It was devised by Toby Whithouse.
Style: sexy, humorous, captivating, light, feel good ...
Plot: hospital, female friendship, nurse, couples, workplace romance, sexual relations, workplace, promiscuity, friendship, dating, treatment, doctor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.5
 466
White Teeth (2002)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 240 min.
Story: An adaptation of Zadie Smith's bestseller concerning the lives of two families from as far back as the 1800s and India to late 1990s Willesden.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, multicultural
Plot: family relations, interracial relations, opposites attract, couple relations, family life, society, youth, immigrants, couples, family problems, generation gap, social decay ...
Time: 70s, 90s, 80s, 20th century, 20s ...
Place: europe, england, london, bangladesh
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Royle Family (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 28 min.
Story: British comedy series focusing on the lives of a working-class family in Manchester who love the TV.
Style: sitcom, humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic
Plot: working class, family relations, suffering, indoor, parents and children, eccentric family, siblings relations, couple relations, grandparent and grandchild, couples, temperamental, in-laws ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s ...
Place: manchester, northern england, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Perfect Strangers (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 238 min.
Story: A darkly comic tale of a young man who comes face to face with his huge family - a variety of eccentrics, all of whom are hiding secrets from their pasts. At a family reunion Raymond is presented with a copy of the family tree and is absolutely ...
Style: emotional, serious, captivating, twists and turns, witty ...
Plot: family reunited, family relations, reunion, haunted by the past, uncover truth, dishonesty, estrangement, family feud, family gatherings, family life, hotel, family secrets ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.0
 39K
Roseanne (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
Story: A working-class family struggles to get by on a limited income in the fictional town of Lanford, Illinois.
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, biting, cynical ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: working class, family, family relations, family life, suburbs, overweight, lesbian, indoor, white trash, strong female presence, siblings relations, suburban life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 21st century ...
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? is a British sitcom which was broadcast between 9 January 1973 and 9 April 1974 on BBC1. It was the colour sequel to the mid-1960s hit The Likely Lads. It was created and written, as was its predecessor, by Dick ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: friends, working class, marriage, factory worker, society, buddies, workplace, grownups, homecoming, friendship, middle class, odd couple ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: northern england, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Boys from the Blackstuff (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Alan Bleasdale's hugely acclaimed mini-series echoes the misery and despair of long-term unemployment. Set in Liverpool, these profoundly moving human dramas follow in turn the attempts of five working-class heroes to survive.
Style: bleak, sincere, gloomy, touching, emotional ...
Plot: unemployment, working class, life turned upside down, layoff, parents and children, down on your luck, labor union, family relations, realism, society, life is a bitch, character on the edge ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, england, northern england, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
All Creatures Great and Small (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: All Creatures Great and Small is a British television series, based on the books of the British veterinary surgeon Alf Wight, who wrote under the pseudonym James Herriot. Ninety episodes were aired over two three-year runs. The first run was based ...
Style: talky, realistic, semi serious, sentimental, feel good ...
Plot: veterinarian, pets, workplace, siblings relations, family business, doctors and patients, animal life, power relations, wounded animal, family relations, village life, animal training ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 161
Grafters (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 54 min.
Story: Grafters was a British drama–comedy programme originally broadcast in the UK on ITV from 27 October 1998 to 20 December 1999 for 16 episodes over two series. Grafters was based around the Purvis brothers Joe and Trevor, who along with their ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: couples, brother, construction worker, family relations, social relations, social differences, siblings relations, couple relations, workplace situations, workplace, unfulfillment, blue collar ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Likely Lads (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Likely Lads is a British sitcom created and written by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais, and produced by Dick Clement. Twenty episodes were broadcast by the BBC, in three series, between 16 December 1964 and 23 July 1966. However, only eight of ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: working class, friendship, workplace situations, friends, factory worker, buddies, society, workplace, pub, electrician, male friendship, dysfunctional relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: northern england, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Buddha of Suburbia (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 222 min.
Story: The Buddha of Suburbia is a 1993 British four-part television serial, directed by Roger Michell. Based on the novel of the same name by Hanif Kureishi, the programme starred Naveen Andrews as the main character, Karim Amir. The programme's ...
Style: sincere, witty, sentimental, talky, semi serious ...
Plot: infidelity, suburbs, nudity (full frontal - brief), immigrants, satire, actor, racism, hippie, arranged marriage, couple relations, social differences, interracial relations ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
All in the Family (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Archie Bunker, a working class bigot, constantly squabbles with his family over the important issues of the day.
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, biting, talky ...
Plot: working class, family relations, conservative, liberal, satire, success, stupidity, family life, parents and children, eccentric family, interracial relations, americana ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.7
 10K
George Lopez (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: George Lopez is an American sitcom starring comedian George Lopez. The show originally aired on ABC from March 27, 2002, to May 8, 2007.
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic, witty
Plot: factory worker, factory, mexican american, disorder, parents and children, relationship vs career, working class, workplace situations, best friends, teenage boy, family relations, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Last Tango in Halifax (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Celia and Alan are both widowed and in their seventies. When their respective grandsons put their details on Facebook, they rediscover a passionate relationship that started over sixty years ago.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: elderly lovers, romance, old love, family relations, elderly, parents and children, lovers reunited, marriage, middle aged, grandparent and grandchild, love and romance, career ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The House of Flowers (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The outward perfection of a family-run flower business hides a dark side rife with dysfunctional secrets in this darkly humorous comedy series.
Style: captivating, twists and turns, cynical, emotional, romantic
Plot: family business, family relations, intrigue, love and romance, changing lives, coup, adulterous husband, dysfunctional family, transsexual, unfaithful husband, husband wife relationship, sister sister relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 8.0
 14K
Shameless (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of a young group of siblings pretty much abandoned by their parents, surviving by their wits - and humor - on a rough Manchester council estate. Whilst they won't admit it, they need help and find it in Steve, a young middle class lad ...
Style: humorous, emotional, realistic, cynical, captivating ...
Plot: drugs/alcohol, family problems, dysfunctional family, working class, gay teenager, siblings relations, parents and children, single father, alcohol abuse, everyday life, social misfits, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, northern england, europe, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.2
 3K
Meantime (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A working-class family in London's East End is struggling to stay afloat during the recession under Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's premiership. Only the mother Mavis is working; father Frank and the couple's two sons Colin, a ...
Style: touching, humorous, gloomy, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: working class, friendship, unemployment, mentally challenged, skinhead, estrangement, family problems, kids in trouble, resentment, family relations, society, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, england, europe, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 8.5
 148
Prospects (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Prospects is a British television comedy drama series that was written by Alan Janes and originally shown on Channel 4 in 1986. Created by Euston Films who had a pedigree of producing successful, gritty drama such as The Sweeney and Minder, it ...
Plot: interracial relations, interracial friendship, working class, british, friendship, black british, unemployment, british humour
Place: east end london, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Where the Heart Is (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Where the Heart Is is a British television family drama series set in the fictional Yorkshire town of Skelthwaite. First shown in 1997, it was created by Ashley Pharoah and Vicky Featherstone, and focuses on the professional and personal lives of ...
Style: captivating, sentimental, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: small town, family relations, nurse, workplace situations, small town life, strong female presence, workplace, love and romance, countryside, fictional city, husband wife relationship, factory ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 1990s ...
Place: yorkshire, england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.1
 1K
Rock & Chips (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Prequel to Only Fools and Horses, set in the 1960s, Joan Trotter is in an unhappy marriage with the work-shy Reg, with whom she has a teenage son, Derek ("Del Boy"). However, the reappearance in Peckham of bank robber, "art ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: working class, society, theft, lifestyle, pregnancy, dishonesty, bittersweet, childbirth, promotion, petty criminal, infidelity, parents and children ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1960
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%