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 3, Episode 1 - Blackleg

Betty takes a leaf out of Harry's book and asks for a pay rise - when Fred refuses Betty pickets the office door and gets reciprocal support from Harry sees it as a way to get his bonus. Fred gives a temporary job to Charlie's girlfriend, Mary, in order to avoid paying either of them ...

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 24th May 1983
Time
8:30pm
Channel
ITV
Length
25 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Bill Maynard Fred Moffat
Russell Hunter Harry
Pat Ashton Betty
Don Crann Charlie
Guest cast
Keith Marsh Henry Dodd
Lisa David Mary
Writing team
Graham White Writer
Production team
Alan Tarrant Director
Alan Tarrant Producer
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