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 3 - Slim Chance

When Irene can't get into a new dress, Reg has to join her on a diet. All might have been well if Len and Wol hadn't made things too difficult.


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

Broadcast details

Wednesday 6th August 1975
30 minutes
  • Tuesday 1st July 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
James Appleby Sid (Publican)
Charlotte Howard Receptionist
Michael Redfern Police Constable
Valerie Van Ost Greta
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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