Keeping Down with the Joneses by John Chapman and Jeremy Lloyd is modern comedy, set in the 70s/80s at the height of Cold War tension, about an eccentric British family
Convinced the Russians are about to launch a nuclear strike, Geoffrey Jones MP builds a bomb shelter in his garden which the family decide to try out. Inadvertently they are trapped inside with their sexy Swedish au-pair, a sarcastic telephone engineer and their terrified Indian milkman. Trying to make the best of the situation they are surprised by the arrival, through the side hatch, of their next door neighbours. Ever striving to keep up with the Joneses they are now keeping down with them by building their own shelter...!
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