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
  • ITV
  • 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.

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Series 3, Episode 3 - Sex, Spies And Videotape

Flint suffers an attempted mugging on the street near her home, and falls for the handsome stranger who comes to her aid. Meanwhile, Piglet is given permission to tell Sarah who his employer really is, as the department is involved in filming a recruitment video to engage the public.

Broadcast details

Sunday 12th April 1992
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 26th May 2017 7:00am Gold
Monday 26th June 2017 7:00am Gold
Friday 30th June 2017 7:00am Gold
Sunday 23rd July 2017 7:00am Gold
Wednesday 26th July 2017 7:45am Gold
Friday 15th September 2017 8:55am Gold
Saturday 16th September 2017 1:35am Gold
Friday 6th October 2017 8:55am Gold
Tuesday 27th March 2018 7:30am Gold
Sunday 1st April 2018 7:45am Gold
Monday 6th August 2018 7:35am Gold
Tuesday 7th August 2018 7:10am Gold
Tuesday 4th September 2018 7:10am Gold
Wednesday 10th October 2018 7:35am Gold
Wednesday 24th April 2019 7:50am Gold
Thursday 25th April 2019 8:00am Gold
Sunday 28th April 2019 7:35am Gold
Wednesday 3rd July 2019 7:10am Gold
Sunday 7th July 2019 7:10am Gold
Tuesday 9th July 2019 7:10am Gold
Monday 28th October 2019 7:40am Gold
Tuesday 29th October 2019 7:10am Gold
Monday 23rd March 2020 7:35am Gold

Cast & crew

Nicholas Lyndhurst Peter 'Piglet' Chapman
Clive Francis Major Maurice Drummond
Serena Evans Sarah Chapman
John Ringham Andrew Maxwell
Michael Percival Adrian Dexter
Steven Law Lewis
Paul Cooper Trueman
Louise Catt Flint
Guest cast
Eddie Marsan Yob
Trevor Sellers Chris
Felicity Finch Julia
Philip Rowlands Alistair
Writing team
Paul Minett Writer
Brian Leveson Writer
Production team
Robin Carr Director
Robin Carr Producer
Graham Sisson Editor
Jeremy Scott Editor
Alison Humphries Production Designer
Tony Arnell Casting Director
Janie Frazer Casting Director
Sue Born-Thompson Costume Designer
Paul Stripp Lighting Designer
Rod Argent Composer
Peter Van Hooke Composer

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