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Victor Meldrew (Richard Wilson) has never been renowned for his patience and tolerance.
When he's forced to take early retirement, he suddenly has plenty of time on his hands to rage against the petty annoyances of life.
His long-suffered wife Margaret (Annette Crosbie) just has to grin and bear it.
Other regular characters are Patrick Trench (Angus Deyton) and his wife Pippa (Janine Duvitski), Mrs Warboys (Doreen Mantle) and Nick Swainey (Owen Brenman).