Mr Big. Eddie (Peter Jones). Credit: BBC
Mr Big

Mr Big

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 1974 - 1977
  • 14 episodes (2 series)

Comedy series following a low-level petty crook, his family, and his varied attempts to enter the big leagues. Stars Peter Jones, Prunella Scales, Ian Lavender and Carol Hawkins.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 5 - The Gravy Train

Receiving a tip-off from an old protégé who has made enough money to retire to the south of France, Eddie plans to take advantage of the social security benefits system.

Broadcast details

Friday 4th February 1977
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Peter Jones Eddie
Prunella Scales Dolly
Ian Lavender Ginger
Carol Hawkins Norma
Guest cast
Peter Cleall Sidney
Penny Irving Linda
Donald Gee Mr Sharp
Carolyn Moody Miss Twining
Eunice Black Large Lady
Writing team
Peter Jones Writer
Christopher Bond Writer
Production team
Dennis Main Wilson Director
Dennis Main Wilson Producer
Marjorie Pratt Production Designer
Rosalind Dallas Graphics

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