Worzel Gummidge

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Worzel Gummidge is a British-New Zealand children's sitcom, produced by Southern Television for ITV, based on the Worzel Gummidge books by English author Barbara Euphan Todd. Beginning in 1979, the programme starred Jon Pertwee in the title role and... read more

Worzel Gummidge is a British-New Zealand children's sitcom, produced by Southern Television for ITV, based on the Worzel Gummidge books by English author Barbara Euphan Todd. Beginning in 1979, the programme starred Jon Pertwee in the title role and ran for four series in the UK until 1981. On a countdown of the greatest British children's programmes, this series was number 50 in the 50 Greatest Kids TV Shows on Channel 5 on 8 November 2013. Channel 4 reprised the show in 1987 as Worzel Gummidge Down Under, which was set in New Zealand.

Original Release

02/25/1979

Cast

Barbara Windsor Saucy Nancy
Jon Pertwee Worzel Gummidge
Jeremy Austin John Peters
Charlotte Coleman Sue Peters
Mike Berry Mr. Peters
Geoffrey Bayldon The Crowman
Norman Bird Mr. Braithwaite
Una Stubbs Aunt Sally
Megs Jenkins Mrs. Braithwaite
Michael Ripper Mr. Shepherd
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Stage Struck Sunday, 29 January 1989
2 Red Sky In't Mornin' (1) Sunday, 05 February 1989
3 Them Thar Hills (2) Sunday, 12 February 1989
4 The Beauty Contest Sunday, 19 February 1989
5 Bulbous Cauliflower Sunday, 26 February 1989
6 Weevily Swede Sunday, 05 March 1989
7 Elementary, My Dear Worty Sunday, 12 March 1989
8 Dreams of Avarish Sunday, 19 March 1989
9 Runaway Train Sunday, 26 March 1989
10 Aunt Sally, R.A. Sunday, 02 April 1989
11 Wattle Hearthbrush Sunday, 09 April 1989
12 The Bestest Scarecrow Sunday, 16 April 1989
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Directors

James Hill, David Pick

Writers

Keith Waterhouse, Willis Hall, Barbara Euphan Todd

Cast

Barbara Windsor Saucy Nancy
Jon Pertwee Worzel Gummidge
Jeremy Austin John Peters
Charlotte Coleman Sue Peters
Mike Berry Mr. Peters
Geoffrey Bayldon The Crowman
Norman Bird Mr. Braithwaite
Una Stubbs Aunt Sally
Megs Jenkins Mrs. Braithwaite
Michael Ripper Mr. Shepherd
Norman Mitchell P.C. Parsons
Joan Sims Mrs. Bloomsbury-Barton
Denis Gilmore Harry
Sarah Thomas Enid Simmons
Thorley Walters Colonel Bloodstock
Laurence Harrington Cyril
Sarah Thomas Miss Maple
Frank Marlborough Atkins
Myrtle Devenish Mrs. Liversage
Wayne Norman Pickles

Producers

Lewis Rudd Executive Producer
Al Burgess Executive Producer
James Hill Producer
David Pick Producer

Editors

Christopher Wentzell, Roderic Cooke, Alan Waller, Mike Womersley, Michael Hunt

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