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Tricky Business
Created by Forrest Wilson
Starring Paul Zenon
Country of origin United Kingdom
No. of series 2
No. of episodes 27
Running time 30 minutes (regular)
60 minutes (special)
Original network BBC1
Original release 20 January 1989 (1989-01-20) – 31 May 1991 (1991-05-31)

Tricky Business is a British children's sitcom which ran for three series from 1989 to 1991. It featured Anthony Davis and Sally Ann Marsh and Una Stubbs in the first series, David Wood, Anthony Davis, Patsy Palmer and a puppet rabbit called Crabtree, performed by Marcus Clarke and made by Hands Up Puppets, in the second and Bernie Clifton and Leslie Schofield in the third. Paul Zenon was the longest-surviving cast member, playing Tricky Micky in series two and himself in series three, as well as being the magic consultant for both those series.


  • Anthony Davis
  • Sally Ann Marsh
  • Una Stubbs
  • Patsy Palmer
  • Bernie Clifton
  • Paul Zenon
  • Marcus Clarke
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