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

The Rag Trade

BBC One and ITV sitcom about trade relations. 58 episodes (5 series), 1961 - 1978. Stars Peter Jones, Miriam Karlin, Reg Varney, Christopher Beeny and others.

Series 4, Episode 1 - Stay In Strike

A German client is keen to buy from Fenner, but insists on inspecting the workforce before sealing the deal. That's something easier said than done, especially when the girls go on strike at the introduction of a clocking in-and-out system!

Broadcast details

Date
Sunday 11th September 1977
Time
7:15pm
Channel
ITV
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Peter Jones Harold Fenner
Miriam Karlin Paddy Fleming
Christopher Beeny Tony
Anna Karen Olive
Diane Langton Kathy
Gillian Taylforth Lyn
Deddie Davies Mabel
Lucita Lijertwood Jojo
Guest cast
David King Herr Steiner
Writing team
Ronald Chesney Writer
Ronald Wolfe Writer
Production team
Bryan Izzard Director
Bryan Izzard Producer
Geoff Beames Editor
David Catley Production Designer
Lynsey De Paul Composer
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