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Black Books

When his dodgy accountant goes on the run, Bernard has to fill in his own tax return, which isn't easy when you're mathematically illiterate. Perhaps some sort of crippling injury is the way out?

First shown: 29 Sep 2000 Adult humour and strong language This programme is subtitled

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Comedian Dylan Moran and creator of Father Ted Graham Linehan discuss grotty shops and the genesis of their sitcom, Black Books

  • Manny

    Formely a stressed accountant, reborn a messiah of inner peace

  • Fran

    An eccentric young woman who owns a boutique. Apparently.

  • Bernard

    Best described as a smoking, drinking Irishman