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 2, Episode 6 - The Fishmongers' Ball

Irene Furnell passes her driving test. To celebrate, husband Reg takes her to the fishmongers' ball. But there he falls foul of the President of the Freemasons and his own brother-in-law...


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

Broadcast details

Sunday 22nd August 1976
30 minutes
  • Wednesday 31st March 1976, 21:00 at ATV Elstree

Cast & crew

Reg Varney Reg Furnell
Dilys Laye Irene Furnell
Reg Lye Old Wol
Percy Herbert Mr Preston
Tim Barrett Clive
Peter Spraggon Harry
Helen Keating Rosie
Guest cast
Mela White Wendy
Geoffrey Hinsliff Dave (Barman)
John Harvey President
Pat Connell Frank Holmes
Ivor Owen Toastmaster
Mary Laine President's Lady
Robert Blythe Barman
Writing team
Maurice Sellar Writer
Roy Tuvey Writer
Production team
Alan Tarrant Director
Alan Tarrant Producer
Ray White Production Designer

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