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 4, Episode 1 - Backing Britain

Colonel Maynard instructs Gabrielle to 'back Britain' by purchasing only domestic products, amidst the national trade gap's widening. He's less than keen when she serves up doc leaf tea and parsnip wine, in place of his beloved brandy.

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 26th September 1968
Time
8pm
Channel
ITV
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Sid James George Russell
Peggy Mount Gabrielle Dragon
John Le Mesurier Colonel Maynard
Keith Marsh Ralph
Writing team
Vince Powell Writer
Harry Driver Writer
Production team
Shaun O'Riordan Director
Jack Williams Producer
Bryan Holgate Production Designer
Tom Springfield Composer