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 6 - Unfit As A Fiddle

Charlie has a problem with his girlfriend's brother, Bad Back Barker, because he won't get work. Fred decides to give him a job but his motives are not philanthropic.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 2nd April 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
Don Crann Charlie
Guest cast
Michael Angelis Bad Back Barker
Norman Chappell Patient
Nicola Davies Nurse
Writing team
Graham White Writer
Production team
Alan Tarrant Director
Alan Tarrant Producer
Tony Jones Production Designer