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When The Boat Comes In - 1970's TV serial starring James Bolan, set in depression era Tyneside


James Bolam and Rodney Bewes were The Likely Lads a British sitcom which ran from Dec 1964-Jul 1966


James Bolam, A Likely Lad 16.06.1935

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As You Like It featured James Bolam as Touchstone

1978 - James Bolam as Touchstone in 'As You Like It'

In 1964-6 Terry and Bob were 'The Likely Lads' on BBC tv, 20-something Geordies vainly trying to climb on board the Swinging Sixties before they passed them by. Played by James Bolam and Rodney Bewes, in one episode they take out on the town two London 'dolly birds', played by Wendy Richard and Wanda Ventham - sorry lads, not a chance !

New Tricks (Alun Armstrong, Dennis Waterman, James Bolam, Amanda Redman)


Rodney Bewes, James Bolam and Brigit Forsyth in The Likely Lads.


James Bolam and John Junkin in Time & Time Again. Playhouse, Weston-Super-Mare. 1974


Rodney Bewes as Bob Ferris and James Bolam as Terry Collier, The Likely Lads, 1964.