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.

Series 7, Episode 5 is repeated on Drama today at 6pm.

Series 8, Episode 3 - Let Them Eat Cake

A day of discontent at Maplin's when the pay packets arrive together with a new camp host to replace Ted Bovis. Rehearsals for 'the execution of Marie Antoinette' go disastrously wrong when Peggy almost loses her head.

Broadcast details

Date
Saturday 16th January 1988
Time
6:20pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
David Griffin Sqdn-Ldr Clive Dempster DFC
Paul Shane Ted Bovis
Ruth Madoc Gladys Pugh
Jeffrey Holland Spike Dixon
Su Pollard Peggy Ollerenshaw
Kenneth Connor Sammy
Felix Bowness Fred Quilly
Diane Holland Yvonne Stuart-Hargreaves
Nikki Kelly Sylvia Garnsey
Linda Regan April Wingate
Laura Jackson Dawn Freshwater
Ben Aris Julian Dalrymple-Sykes
Tony Webb (as The Webb Twins) Bruce Matthews
David Webb (as The Webb Twins) Stanley Matthews
Chris Andrews Gary Bolton
Guest cast
Brian Godfrey Jimmy Jasper
Paddy Ward Percy
Laura Allen Betty
Ewan Hooper Alec Foster
Writing team
Jimmy Perry Writer
David Croft Writer
Production team
Mike Stephens Director
Mike Stephens Producer
David Croft Executive Producer
Mike Robotham Editor
Roger Martin Editor
Andrée Welstead Hornby Production Designer
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