Down The 'Gate. Reg Furnell (Reg Varney). Copyright: Associated Television
Down The 'Gate

Down The 'Gate

  • TV sitcom
  • ITV1
  • 1975 - 1976
  • 12 episodes (2 series)

The adventures of fish porter Reg Furnell and his colleagues at Billingsgate market. Stars Reg Varney, Dilys Laye, Tony Melody, Reg Lye, Percy Herbert and more.

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Series 1, Episode 2 - Survival Of The Fittest

There's a heatwave at Billingsgate fish market and porter Reg ought to be looking forward to his holiday - but his mother-in-law is going too. In fact there's a bet on his ability to survive ...


This episode no longer exists in the archives. It is missing, believed wiped.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 30th July 1975
30 minutes
  • Tuesday 24th June 1975, 21:00 at ATV Elstree

Cast & crew

Reg Varney Reg Furnell
Dilys Laye Irene Furnell
Tony Melody Len Peacock
Reg Lye Old Wol
Helen Keating Rosie
Kevin Brennan Mr. Davies
Guest cast
Bill Treacher Bert
Writing team
Maurice Sellar Writer
Roy Tuvey Writer
Production team
William G Stewart Director
William G Stewart Producer
Gerry Roberts Production Designer

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