George And The Dragon. Image shows from L to R: George Russell (Sid James), Gabrielle Dragon (Peggy Mount). Copyright: Associated Television.

George And The Dragon

ITV sitcom about a chauffeur and a housekeeper. 26 episodes (4 series), 1966 - 1968. Stars Sid James, Peggy Mount, John Le Mesurier and Keith Marsh.

Series 1, Episode 3 - The Unexpected Sport

After an unfortunate accident that sees Colonel Maynard's leg broken in a car crash, Gabrielle volunteers George to take his place on his polo team. If only George had even sat on a horse before...

Broadcast details

Saturday 3rd December 1966
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Sid James George Russell
Peggy Mount Gabrielle Dragon
John Le Mesurier Colonel Maynard
Keith Marsh Ralph
Guest cast
Richard Simpson Major Marriott
Zulema Dene Lady Pamela
Writing team
Vince Powell Writer
Harry Driver Writer
Production team
Shaun O'Riordan Director
Alan Tarrant Producer
Richard Lake Production Designer
Tom Springfield Composer