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.

An episode is repeated on ITV4 tomorrow at 1:10am.

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. Tomorrow at 1:10am on ITV4
  2. Series 9 Episode 4: Sunday at 1:15am on ITV4
  3. Series 9 Episode 7: Monday at 1:40am on ITV4
  4. Series 9 Episode 6: Monday at 7:50am on ITV4
  5. Series 9 Episode 6: Tuesday at 1:50am on ITV4
  6. Series 9 Episode 7: Tuesday at 6:40am on ITV4
  7. Series 9 Episode 5: Thursday at 12:45am on ITV4
  8. Series 9 Episode 8: Friday 2nd October at 12:45am on ITV4
  9. Saturday 3rd October at 1:10am on ITV4
  10. Series 9 Episode 8: Monday 5th October at 1:45am on ITV4Show all repeats
  11. Series 9 Episode 10: Monday 5th October at 7:55am on ITV4
  12. Series 9 Episode 11: Tuesday 6th October at 6:05am on ITV4
  13. Series 9 Episode 11: Wednesday 7th October at 1:05am on ITV4
  14. Series 9 Episode 12: Wednesday 7th October at 9:25am on ITV4
  15. Series 9 Episode 12: Thursday 8th October at 1:35am on ITV4
  16. Series 9 Episode 13: Thursday 8th October at 9:45am on ITV4
  17. Series 9 Episode 13: Friday 9th October at 12:55am on ITV4
  18. Series 10 Episode 1: Friday 9th October at 9:50am on ITV4

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