Rule Britannia!. Image shows from L to R: Jock McGregor (Russell Hunter), Taffy Evans (Richard Davies). Copyright: Thames Television
Rule Britannia!

Rule Britannia!

  • TV sitcom
  • ITV1
  • 1975
  • 7 episodes (1 series)

Heard the one about the Englishman, the Irishman, the Scotsman and the Welshman? They all meet again after 25 years and get very drunk indeed. Stars Tony Melody, Richard Davies, Russell Hunter, Joe Lynch, Jo Warne and Carol Mills

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 6 - The Lost Weekend

When George's mother-in-law comes to stay, the boys decide to go for a bawdy weekend in Blackpool. Their time is spent boozing and watching the famous lights go out - and then the stars come out from a horizontal position!

Broadcast details

Wednesday 12th November 1975
25 minutes

Cast & crew

Tony Melody George Bradshaw
Richard Davies Taffy Evans
Russell Hunter Jock McGregor
Joe Lynch Paddy O'Brien
Jo Warne Lil Bradshaw
Carol Mills Maggie
Guest cast
Brian Oulton Frank
Gordon Salkilld Coach driver
Oscar James Coach driver
Joy Harington Mother Superior
Betty Alberge Landlady
Huntley Young Tower attendant
Writing team
Vince Powell Writer
Production team
Anthony Parker Director
Anthony Parker Producer
Peter Le Page Production Designer

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