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 4, Episode 13 - The Accident

When Kathy falls off a chair and injures her shoulder, leg, arm and foot during, Paddy realises that she won't be able to claim any compensation as it was during the lunch break and not in the line of her job. The girls plot to stage an incident in front of Fenner to hide her existing pain and get some cash.

Broadcast details

Sunday 4th December 1977
30 minutes
  • Friday 16th September 1977 at The London Studios (12)

Cast & crew

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
Arnold Peters Dr. Clark
Writing team
Ronald Chesney Writer
Ronald Wolfe Writer
Production team
Stuart Allen Director
Stuart Allen Producer
Geoff Beames Editor
David Catley Production Designer
Richard Price Casting Director
Lynsey De Paul Composer
Linda Mattock Costume Designer
Laurie Bild Lighting Designer

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