Mr Big. Image shows from L to R: Eddie (Peter Jones), Dolly (Prunella Scales), Ginger (Ian Lavender), Norma (Carol Hawkins). Copyright: BBC
Mr Big

Mr Big

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

Eddie finds that if he's planning a bank job or robbing the local post office it is probably not a good idea to involve the rest of his family. Stars Peter Jones, Prunella Scales, Ian Lavender and Carol Hawkins.

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Series 1, Episode 6 - The Ashes

Dolly has been left some money in a cricket-mad uncle's will but, in order to inherit it, she must scatter his ashes at The Oval - during a test match!

Broadcast details

Friday 11th February 1977
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Peter Jones Eddie
Prunella Scales Dolly
Ian Lavender Ginger
Carol Hawkins Norma
Guest cast
Stanley Bates Pauncefoot
Mike Elles Wrigley
Edward Evans Uncle Barney
Sam Kydd Mr Waller
Norman Rossington Sgt Cook
Billy Boyle PC Chesterfield
Bill Shine Cricket fan
Writing team
Peter Jones Writer
Christopher Bond Writer
Production team
Dennis Main Wilson Producer
Spencer Butler Production Designer

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