Cowboys. Image shows from L to R: Wobbly Ron (David Kelly), Richard Geyser (Colin Welland), Joe Jones (Roy Kinnear), Eric (James Wardroper). Copyright: Thames Television.


ITV sitcom about terrible builders. 13 episodes (2 series), 1980 - 1981. Stars Roy Kinnear, Colin Welland, David Kelly, James Wardroper and others.

Series 2, Episode 7 - Middle For Diddle

Geyser challenges rival builder Harry Riley to a a game of darts, but victory seems less certain when Wobbly is nobbled by Harry.


Although broadcast almost a whole 12 months after episode 5, Thames archives show this episode as being part of Series 2. It is unclear why the delay in broadcast is present.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 15th December 1981
25 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Roy Kinnear Joe Jones
Colin Welland Richard Geyser
David Kelly Wobbly Ron
James Wardroper Eric
Janine Duvitski Muriel Bailey
Guest cast
Bruce Montague Harry Riley
Derek Deadman Brian
Steve Ismay Rolf
Tony Green Scorer
Harry Littlewood Barman
Writing team
Peter Learmouth Writer
Production team
Michael Mills Director
Michael Mills Producer
Camilla Keenan Editor
Ray Russell Composer
Robin Parker Production Designer