Up The Elephant And Round The Castle. Jim London (Jim Davidson). Copyright: Thames Television
Up The Elephant And Round The Castle

Up The Elephant And Round The Castle

  • TV sitcom
  • ITV1
  • 1983 - 1985
  • 22 episodes (3 series)

Jim London is a young scallywag who spends his time drinking at the Freemasons' Arms and trying to earn a bit of cash without doing much work. Stars Jim Davidson, Brian Hall, John Bardon, Anita Dobson, Sara Corper and more.

Episode menu

Series 2, Episode 8 - The Hostage

An armed man ducks in through Jim's front door, with the police hot on his heels after having robbed a nearby bank; soon, Jim, his Dad, Councillor Moggs, and an unlucky insurance saleswoman are hostage bait...

Broadcast details

Tuesday 26th February 1985
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Jim Davidson Jim London
John Bardon Dad
Nicholas Day Arnold Moggs
Guest cast
Linal Haft Sid
Georgina Melville Insurance Saleswoman
Stephen Oliver 1st Policeman
Angus Young 2nd Policeman
Writing team
Jim Eldridge Writer
Spike Mullins Script Editor
Clive Jermain Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Anthony Parker Director
Anthony Parker Producer
Grant Goodwin Editor
Bill Palmer Production Designer
Keith Emerson Composer

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