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

ITV sitcom about incompetent spies. 21 episodes (3 series), 1990 - 1992. Stars Nicholas Lyndhurst, Clive Francis, Serena Evans, John Ringham and others.

Series 2, Episode 4 is repeated on Gold tomorrow at 7:45am.

Series 3, Episode 5 - The Plane Truth

When two soviet aircraft designers defect in quick succession, Piglet's technical knowledge - and a passing interest in plane design - places him as the best candidate to assess the men and work out who's their best source.

Broadcast details

Date
Sunday 26th April 1992
Time
7:15pm
Channel
ITV
Length
30 minutes

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    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    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
    Veronica Roberts Claire
    Christopher Beck Shevchenko
    Geoffrey Greenhill Burakov
    Writing team
    Paul Minett Writer
    Brian Leveson Writer
    Production team
    Robin Carr Director
    Robin Carr Producer
    Jeremy Scott Editor
    Wink Hackman 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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