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 2, Episode 1 - Flesh And Blood

Fred's problems increase when his ever-loathing son, Spencer, is kicked out of university and asks his father for a job - worse still, he enlists the aid of shop steward, Harry.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 26th February 1982
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
Guest cast
Chris Langham Spencer
Dave Thomas Sparky Bright
Writing team
Graham White Writer
Production team
Alan Tarrant Director
Alan Tarrant Producer
Tony Jones Production Designer