The Rag Trade. Image shows from L to R: Harold Fenner (Peter Jones), Paddy Fleming (Miriam Karlin). Copyright: BBC
The Rag Trade

The Rag Trade

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One / ITV
  • 1961 - 1978
  • 58 episodes (5 series)

Each working day at Fenner's Fashions is a new struggle between the management and the workers. Stars Peter Jones, Miriam Karlin, Reg Varney, Christopher Beeny, Esma Cannon and more.

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Series 2, Episode 13

The girls prepare to put on a concert party in aid of the Fenner Workers' Union. Fenner, meanwhile, is trying to sell a babydoll range and secure extra funding from his bank manager.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 29th June 1962
Time
8:45pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Cast
Peter Jones Harold Fenner
Miriam Karlin Paddy Fleming
Reg Varney Reg Turner
Esma Cannon Lily Swann
Sheila Hancock Carole Taylor
Wanda Ventham Shirley
Gwendolyn Watts Liz
Jan Williams Seamstress
Pamela Reece Seamstress
Jean Conroy Seamstress
Guest cast
Hugh Paddick Mr. Pearson
Ronnie Barker Mr. Goodwin
Writing team
Ronald Chesney Writer
Ronald Wolfe Writer
Production team
Dennis Main Wilson Director
Dennis Main Wilson Producer
Malcolm Goulding Production Designer
Dorothea Wallace Costume Designer
Gordon Franks Composer

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