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 3 - Worzel's Christmas Special: A Cup O' Tea An' A Slice O' Cake

All-singing, all-dancing Worzel Gummidge special which examines the important role that scarecrows play in helping Father Christmas find his way back to the North Pole on Christmas morning. The programme also explains what happens when one particular scarecrow - in this case, Worzel Gummidge - literally deserts his post.

Broadcast details

Saturday 27th December 1980
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 24th December 2023 12:55pm TPTV
Tuesday 26th December 2023 2:40pm 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
Michael Ripper Mr Shepherd
Guest cast
Barbara Windsor Saucy Nancy
Wayne Norman Pickles Bramble
Laurence Harrington Cyril Edmunds
Bill Maynard Sgt Beetroot
Thorley Walters Col. Bloodstock
Frank Marlborough Atkins
Billy Connolly Bogle McNeep
Bill Pertwee Lorry Driver
Writing team
Keith Waterhouse Writer
Willis Hall Writer
Production team
James Hill Director
James Hill Producer
Lewis Rudd Executive Producer
Roderic Cooke Editor
Hazel Peiser Production Designer
Michael Baldwin Costume Designer
Denis King Composer
Toby Annis 1st Assistant Director

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