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 5 - The Trouble With Women

Fred has often moaned that the factory is plagued by women but when his secretary Betty takes a holiday, the temporary replacement, Rose, makes him regret his outbursts.

Broadcast details

Friday 13th February 1981
25 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Bill Maynard Fred Moffat
Russell Hunter Harry
Pat Ashton Betty
David Gillies Ginger
Guest cast
Lori Wells Rose
Paddy Frost Factory inspector
Joanne Whalley Nancy
Pete Lee-Wilson Lenny
Writing team
Graham White Writer
Production team
Alan Tarrant Director
Alan Tarrant Producer
Tony Jones Production Designer