Worzel Gummidge. Worzel Gummidge (Jon Pertwee). Copyright: Southern Television
Worzel Gummidge

Worzel Gummidge (1979)

  • TV sitcom
  • ITV1
  • 1979 - 1981
  • 31 episodes (4 series)

Jon Pertwee and Una Stubbs star in a childrens' sitcom about a scarecrow who comes to life. Also features Mike Berry, Jeremy Austin, Charlotte Coleman, Geoffrey Bayldon, Megs Jenkins and more.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 1 - Worzel's Washing Day

John and Sue Peters arrive in the countryside on holiday with their father, and quickly come into contact with a walking, talking scarecrow. Fancying some new clothes, he sets out across the village to collect what he can.

Broadcast details

Sunday 25th February 1979
30 minutes


  1. Tuesday 7th May 2024 at 12:00pm on TPTV

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 1st December 2023 6:00pm TPTV

Cast & crew

Jon Pertwee Worzel Gummidge
Una Stubbs Aunt Sally
Mike Berry Mr Peters
Jeremy Austin John
Charlotte Coleman Sue
Geoffrey Bayldon Crowman
Megs Jenkins Mrs Braithwaite
Norman Bird Mr Braithwaite
Norman Mitchell PC Parsons
Guest cast
Denis Gilmore Harry
Writing team
Keith Waterhouse Writer
Willis Hall Writer
Production team
James Hill Director
James Hill Producer
Lewis Rudd Executive Producer
David Pick Associate Producer
Mike Womersley Editor
Hazel Peiser Production Designer
Neil Cameron Composer
George Evans Composer

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