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 2, Episode 5 - Not So Sweet Charity

Bert Jones is curious to know why his neighbours, Wally and Lil, always seem to have money but never actually do any work. When he discovers they are living off social security, he's furious that he didn't think of it too! With some coaching from Wally, he tries to get a bit of charity for himself, but somehow just cannot win.

Broadcast details

Friday 12th October 1973
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
James Beck Bert Jones
Jo Rowbottom Betty Jones
Arthur Mullard Wally Briggs
Queenie Watts Lily Briggs
Guest cast
Brenda Cowling Betty's Mother
Michael Slater Postman
Pamela Pitchford Mrs. Bassett
Nancie Jackson Miss Parker
Kenneth Waller Rev. Grant
Writing team
Ronald Wolfe Script Editor
Ronald Chesney Script Editor
Peter Denyer Writer
Graham Hooson Writer
Production team
Stuart Allen Director
Stuart Allen Producer

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