Filthy Rich & Catflap. Image shows from L to R: Ralph Filthy (Nigel Planer), Eddie Catflap (Adrian Edmondson), Richie Rich (Rik Mayall). Copyright: BBC.

Filthy Rich & Catflap

BBC Two sitcom about a non-celebrity and his cohorts. 6 episodes (1 series) in 1987. Stars Nigel Planer, Rik Mayall and Adrian Edmondson.

Series 1, Episode 1

Filthy and Catflap set up Richie with a paternity scam, but after accidentally viciously murdering not one but four of his milkmen, Richie's a little over-emotional.


This episode is sometimes listed as Dead Milkmen.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 7th January 1987
35 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Nigel Planer Ralph Filthy
Rik Mayall Richie Rich
Adrian Edmondson Eddie Catflap
Guest cast
Barbara Windsor Mum
Rupert Bates Milkman
Arthur Smith Milkman
Lee Cornes Dustman
Johanna Hargreaves Cindy
Ceri Jackson Nurse
Steve Kelly Taxi Driver
Helen Lederer Doctor
Nick Maloney Policeman
Michael Redfern Policeman
Writing team
Ben Elton Writer
Rik Mayall Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Ed Bye Director
Paul Jackson Director
Paul Jackson Producer

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