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Hi-De-Hi!. Image shows from L to R: Gladys Pugh (Ruth Madoc), Jeffrey Fairbrother (Simon Cadell), Ted Bovis (Paul Shane), Spike Dixon (Jeffrey Holland). Copyright: BBC.

Hi-De-Hi!

BBC One sitcom about the staff at a holiday camp. 58 episodes (pilot + 8 series), 1980 - 1988. Stars Simon Cadell, David Griffin, Penny Irving, Richard Cottan and others.

Hi-De-Hi!. Image shows from L to R: Gladys Pugh (Ruth Madoc), Jeffrey Fairbrother (Simon Cadell), Ted Bovis (Paul Shane), Spike Dixon (Jeffrey Holland). Copyright: BBC.

Pilot (1980)

It's 1959. The pilot episode sees Cambridge archaeology professor Jeffrey Fairbrother attempt to shake up his life by joining a Maplin's holiday camp.

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Hi-De-Hi!. Image shows from L to R: Ted Bovis (Paul Shane), Spike Dixon (Jeffrey Holland). Copyright: BBC.

Series 5 (1984)

It's now Spring 1960, and the new season is about to start. As the staff return to Maplin's, someone is missing: Mr Fairbrother has left the camp.

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Hi-De-Hi!. Image shows from L to R: Gladys Pugh (Ruth Madoc), Peggy Ollerenshaw (Su Pollard), Sqdn-Ldr Clive Dempster DFC (David Griffin), Fred Quilly (Felix Bowness), Ted Bovis (Paul Shane), Spike Dixon (Jeffrey Holland), Yvonne Stuart-Hargreaves (Diane Holland), Barry Stuart-Hargreaves (Barry Howard). Copyright: BBC.

Series 6 (1986)

Series 6 sees the departure of Mr Partridge, who is found dead in mysterious circumstances. Could it be murder?!

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Hi-De-Hi!. Image shows from L to R: Gladys Pugh (Ruth Madoc), Sqdn-Ldr Clive Dempster DFC (David Griffin). Copyright: BBC.

Series 7 (1986)

Series 7 opens with Barry's departure from the camp. Initially devastated, Yvonne is eventually placated when the staff track down her previous dancing partner, Julian.

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