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 4 - Dear Old Pals

A friend of Fred's from their army days starts working at the factory - but his military methods are not popular on the factory floor...

Broadcast details

Friday 6th February 1981
25 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Bill Maynard Fred Moffat
Pat Ashton Betty
David Gillies Ginger
Don Crann Charlie
Guest cast
Keith Marsh Henry Dodd
Brian Coburn Crusher McCann
Carol Reeve Lady in shop
Christina Sansome Barmaid
Georgina Smith Crusher's wife
Writing team
Graham White Writer
Production team
Alan Tarrant Director
Alan Tarrant Producer
Tony Jones Production Designer