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

George And The Dragon

  • TV sitcom
  • ITV1
  • 1966 - 1968
  • 26 episodes (4 series)

Sid James stars as chauffeur George, constantly warring against formidable housekeeper Gabrielle Dragon (Peggy Mount) in the home of Colonel Maynard. Also features John Le Mesurier and Keith Marsh.

Episode menu

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

Thursday 26th September 1968
30 minutes

Cast & crew

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

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