The Gaffer. Image shows from L to R: Fred Moffat (Bill Maynard), Harry (Russell Hunter), Betty (Pat Ashton). Copyright: Yorkshire Television.

The Gaffer

ITV sitcom. 20 episodes (3 series), 1981 - 1983. Stars Bill Maynard, Russell Hunter, Pat Ashton, David Gillies, Don Crann and Alan Hockey.

Series 1, Episode 1 - All In A Day's Strike

It's just another day for Fred Moffat, long suffering managing director of his own light-engineering company, when Harry, the shop steward, threatens to down tools.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 9th January 1981
Time
8:30pm
Channel
ITV
Length
25 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Bill Maynard Fred Moffat
Russell Hunter Harry
Pat Ashton Betty
David Gillies Ginger
Don Crann Charlie
Guest cast
Christopher Hancock Wagstaff
Ronnie Brody Baxter
Theresa Critchley Charlie's girlfriend
Writing team
Graham White Writer
Production team
Alan Tarrant Director
Alan Tarrant Producer
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