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 2

After a predictably rubbish and catastrophic game show appearance, Richie meets the Nolans - who blackmail him. He and Eddie devise a crafty scheme to make the cash by swindling London's trendy art world.


This episode is sometimes listed as Game Show.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 14th January 1987
35 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Nigel Planer Ralph Filthy
Rik Mayall Richie Rich
Adrian Edmondson Eddie Catflap
Guest cast
Chris Barrie The Director
Alec Bregonzi Waiter
Alice Douglas Girl
Harry Enfield Julian
Stephen Fry P'Farty
Gareth Hale Ivor Whopper
Hugh Laurie N'Bend
Herbert Norville Extra Extra
Ann Queensbury (as Ann Queensberry) Director's Assistant
Lyn Rees Art Bidder
David Baddiel Art Bidder
Laura Allen Panellist
Rupert Farley Panellist
Steve Ismay Panellist
Glen McLaughlin Panellist
Cheryl Taylor Panellist
Coleen Nolan (as The Nolans) Self
Bernie Nolan (as The Nolans) Self
Anne Nolan (as The Nolans) Self
Maureen Nolan (as The Nolans) Self
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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