Minder. Image shows from L to R: Arthur Daley (George Cole), Terry (Dennis Waterman).


ITV and Channel 5 comedy drama about the London underworld. 114 episodes (11 series), 1979 - 2009. Stars Dennis Waterman, George Cole, Shane Richie, Glynn Edwards and others.

Series 5, Episode 4 is repeated on ITV4 today at 10:30am.

Minder. Arthur Daley (George Cole).


Long-running comedy drama about the London criminal underworld, focusing on dodgy entrepreneur Arthur Daley and his 'minder', Terry

Comedy Drama
1979 - 2009
ITV, Channel 5
114   (11 series)
Leon Griffiths
Dennis Waterman, George Cole, Shane Richie, Glynn Edwards, Gary Webster and Lex Shrapnel

Production Details

Production companies
Theme tune composed by Gerard Kenny with lyrics written by Patricia Waterman, and performed by then-husband Dennis Waterman. Incidental music composed and conducted by Robert Sharples.
Laugh track

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Monday 29th October 1979 on ITV at 9pm
Last new broadcast
Wednesday 11th March 2009 on Channel 5 at 9pm
Length of episodes
1 hour
Upcoming repeats
  1. Series 5 Episode 4: Today at 10:30am on ITV4
  2. Series 5 Episode 5: Tomorrow at 10:30am on ITV4
  3. Series 5 Episode 6: Monday at 9:15am on ITV4
  4. Series 5 Episode 7: Monday at 3:45pm on ITV4
  5. Series 5 Episode 7: Tuesday at 9:15am on ITV4
  6. Series 5 Episode 8: Tuesday at 3:45pm on ITV4
  7. Series 5 Episode 8: Wednesday at 9:15am on ITV4
  8. Series 5 Episode 9: Wednesday at 3:40pm on ITV4
  9. Series 5 Episode 9: Thursday 28th March at 9:15am on ITV4
  10. Series 6 Episode 1: Thursday 28th March at 3:35pm on ITV4Show all repeats
  11. Series 6 Episode 1: Friday 29th March at 9:15am on ITV4
  12. Series 6 Episode 2: Friday 29th March at 3:45pm on ITV4

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