Romany Jones. Image shows from L to R: Lily Briggs (Queenie Watts), Wally Briggs (Arthur Mullard). Copyright: London Weekend Television.

Romany Jones

ITV sitcom about life on a caravan site. 27 episodes (pilot + 4 series), 1972 - 1975. Stars James Beck, Jo Rowbottom, Jonathan Cecil, Gay Soper and others.

Series 1, Episode 5 - The Competition

Bert wins a competition to identify Britain's Ideal Newlyweds. Unfortunately, a publicity visit and the awarding of the prize coincides with an argument about another woman on the caravan site!

Broadcast details

Friday 22nd June 1973
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
James Beck Bert Jones
Jo Rowbottom Betty Jones
Arthur Mullard Wally Briggs
Queenie Watts Lily Briggs
Kevin Brennan Mr. Gibson
Guest cast
Peter Davidson Sid Finch
Maureen Sweeney Val Finch
Anne Jameson Miss Roth
Writing team
Ronald Wolfe Script Editor
Ronald Chesney Script Editor
Geoff Rowley Writer
Andy Baker Writer
Production team
Stuart Allen Director
Stuart Allen Producer

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