The Piglet Files. Image shows from L to R: Andrew Maxwell (John Ringham), Peter 'Piglet' Chapman (Nicholas Lyndhurst), Major Maurice Drummond (Clive Francis). Copyright: London Weekend Television
The Piglet Files

The Piglet Files

  • TV sitcom
  • ITV1
  • 1990 - 1992
  • 21 episodes (3 series)

Mild-mannered, unassuming electronics teacher Peter Chapman is head-hunted by MI5 to teach their spies about the latest espionage technology. Stars Nicholas Lyndhurst, Clive Francis, Serena Evans, John Ringham, Michael Percival and more.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 6 - Now You See It

Piglet and the gang are sent chasing a top secret French-developed radar-cloaking system across the English countryside - unfortunately, both the Swedes and Americans are sticking their oars in!

Broadcast details

Friday 12th October 1990
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 14th May 2017 7:00am Gold
Friday 9th June 2017 7:00am Gold
Saturday 10th June 2017 3:35am Gold
Monday 10th July 2017 7:50am Gold
Friday 14th July 2017 7:20am Gold
Monday 4th September 2017 9:05am Gold
Tuesday 5th September 2017 12:35am Gold
Monday 25th September 2017 8:45am Gold
Tuesday 26th September 2017 12:55am Gold
Thursday 8th March 2018 7:10am Gold
Wednesday 30th May 2018 7:35am Gold
Thursday 31st May 2018 7:10am Gold
Sunday 3rd June 2018 7:20am Gold
Wednesday 29th August 2018 7:30am Gold
Monday 17th September 2018 3:30am Gold
Thursday 27th September 2018 8:00am Gold
Friday 28th September 2018 7:20am Gold
Monday 8th April 2019 7:45am Gold
Tuesday 9th April 2019 7:15am Gold
Saturday 13th April 2019 7:10am Gold
Tuesday 25th June 2019 3:20am Gold
Saturday 29th June 2019 7:40am Gold
Saturday 27th July 2019 7:20am Gold
Sunday 28th July 2019 3:15am Gold
Friday 11th October 2019 8:20am Gold
Saturday 12th October 2019 7:25am Gold
Monday 14th October 2019 7:20am Gold
Friday 7th February 2020 7:10am Gold
Sunday 9th February 2020 7:30am Gold
Monday 9th March 2020 7:25am Gold

Cast & crew

Nicholas Lyndhurst Peter 'Piglet' Chapman
Clive Francis Major Maurice Drummond
Michael Percival Adrian Dexter
Steven Law Lewis
Paul Cooper Trueman
Louise Catt Flint
Guest cast
Leslie Clack French Director
Norman Hartley French Politician
Philip McInnery Selby
Bradley Lavelle Maclaine
Jeremy Harrison Swede
Peter Searle Swede
Conrad Nelson Swede
Writing team
Paul Minett Writer
Brian Leveson Writer
Production team
Robin Carr Director
Robin Carr Producer
Graham Sisson Editor
Alison Humphries Production Designer
Tony Arnell Casting Director
Sue Born-Thompson Costume Designer
Paul Stripp Lighting Designer
Rod Argent Composer
Peter Van Hooke Composer

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