The Squirrels. Rex (Ken Jones). Copyright: Associated Television
The Squirrels

The Squirrels

  • TV sitcom
  • ITV
  • 1974 - 1977
  • 28 episodes (3 series)

Office politics can be a dirty business and, in the world of accounts at International TV Rentals, back-stabbing has become part of the daily routine. Stars Bernard Hepton, Ken Jones, Alan David, Patsy Rowlands, Ellis Jones and Karin MacCarthy

The Squirrels. Copyright: Associated Television

Key details

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1974 - 1977
Channels
ITV
Episodes
28 (1 pilot + 3 series)
Creator
Eric Chappell
Stars
Bernard Hepton, Ken Jones, Alan David, Patsy Rowlands, Ellis Jones and Karin MacCarthy
Writer
Eric Chappell
Director
Shaun O'Riordan
Producer
Shaun O'Riordan
Companies

Rex is a book-keeper in the accounts department of International TV rentals and, although he is the senior member of the team, he is ineffective and constantly in conflict with his colleagues, Harry and Burke. His wife, Susan, is the driving force in their relationship and keeps pushing him for greater success in his career. Their boss, Mr Fletcher, rules from his office where his secretary, Carol, is always on hand to give extra assistance - in and out of the office!

Additional details

Production
Studio
Picture
Colour

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Monday 8th July 1974 at 8pm on ITV
Last new broadcast
Thursday 10th February 1977 at 9pm on ITV

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