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

The Squirrels

ITV sitcom set in an office. 28 episodes (pilot + 3 series), 1974 - 1977. Stars Bernard Hepton, Ken Jones, Alan David, Patsy Rowlands and others.

The Squirrels. Copyright: Associated Television.

The Squirrels

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

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

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!

Production Details

Production company
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Monday 8th July 1974 on ITV at 8pm
Last new broadcast
Thursday 10th February 1977 on ITV at 9pm
Length of episodes
25 minutes