Chintz. Image shows from L to R: Fred Nelson (Christopher Benjamin), Dottie Nelson (Dilys Laye), Kate Carter (Michele Dotrice), Richard Carter (Richard Easton). Copyright: Granada Television.


ITV sitcom. 7 episodes (1 series) in 1981. Stars Michele Dotrice, Richard Easton, Dilys Laye, Christopher Benjamin and Claire Nielson.

Series 1, Episode 2

Kate has entasked Richard with a simple errand - hand over a pair of galoshes during a change of trains. It all sounds pretty straightforward but, as usual, complications ensue...

Broadcast details

Monday 4th May 1981
25 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Michele Dotrice Kate Carter
Richard Easton Richard Carter
Claire Nielson Grace Hills
Guest cast
Charles Kay Stanley Trumper
Gerry Cowan Policeman
Barrie Rutter Taxi driver
Jean Rimmer Neurotic lady
Bill Henderson Mac
Georgina Smith Brassy lady
Writing team
Peg Lynch Writer
Dilys Laye Writer (Adapted By)
Alex Adams Writer (Adapted By)
Production team
Eric Prytherch Director
Brian Armstrong Producer
Denis Parkin Production Designer
Derek Hilton Composer