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 5, Episode 5 - Come Back Paddy

Courted by a rival firm, Paddy sneaks out for an interview under the guise of terrible toothache. Arriving back in the workshop rather the worse for drink, and having been seen out and confronted by Mrs. Fenner, it doesn't take long before she's made her decision and quits. Can Fenner Fashions continue without her?

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 6th October 1978
Time
7:30pm
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
Joy Stewart Sylvia Fenner
Writing team
Ronald Chesney Writer
Ronald Wolfe Writer
Production team
William G Stewart Director
William G Stewart Producer
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