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 2, Episode 6 - The Squatters

Dolly thinks her mother would be better off in Holloway - but, meanwhile. the family looks for a better place to squat after a storm makes their's even more unlivable than before. Inevitably, they end up back at square one but find that other squatters have moved in ...

Broadcast details

Thursday 28th July 1977
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Peter Jones Eddie
Prunella Scales Dolly
Ian Lavender Ginger
Carol Hawkins Norma
Guest cast
Hugh Manning Tramp
Bill Ward Tramp
Matt Zimmerman Commune leader
Kit Jackson Hippy guitarist
Ron Pember Museum attendant
Olive Mercer Old crone
Michael Stainton Policeman
Writing team
Peter Jones Writer
Christopher Bond Writer
Production team
Ray Butt Director
Dennis Main Wilson Producer
Bernard Lloyd-Jones (as Bernard Lloyd Jones) Production Designer

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