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Cold Feet: 5 more British TV series back from the dead

As Cold Feet returns for another series, we look at other British TV shows that returned from the dead long after cancellation...

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The Likely Lads

Think TV revivals are a modern thing? The original The Likely Lads ran from 1964–1966, but it returned, revamped in glorious colour as Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? for another run in 1973-1974. The show’s creators Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais were back to pen both series, picking up the friendship of Geordie pals Bob Ferris (Rodney Bewes) and Terry Collier (James Bolam).

The show even developed into a feature film in 1976, before a falling out between the two actors scuppered any further plans to continue their story…

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