Mr Digby Darling. Image shows from L to R: Roland Digby (Peter Jones), Thelma Teesdale (Sheila Hancock). Copyright: Yorkshire Television.

Mr Digby Darling

ITV sitcom about office life. 19 episodes (3 series), 1969 - 1971. Stars Peter Jones, Sheila Hancock and Brian Oulton.

Mr Digby Darling. Image shows from L to R: Roland Digby (Peter Jones), Thelma Teesdale (Sheila Hancock). Copyright: Yorkshire Television / Rex.

Mr Digby Darling

Pesticide company executive Roland Digby finds relaxation not at home but in the office, not least thanks to his dedicated PA, Thelma

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1969 - 1971
Channel
ITV
Episodes
19   (3 series), plus 1 short special
Starring
Peter Jones, Sheila Hancock and Brian Oulton
Writers
Ken Hoare and Mike Sharland

Roland Digby has a life that has been turned on its head. For him, the home is where the wife and children are, while the office is the place where he comes for peace and quiet. This dichotomy has much to do with his remarkable secretary, Thelma.

Production Details

Production company
Also known as
  • Mr. Digby Darling (TV Times-billed punctuation)
Picture
Black and white / Colour
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Monday 6th January 1969 on ITV at 9:30pm
Last new broadcast
Monday 25th January 1971 on ITV at 9:30pm

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