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

Worzel Gummidge (1979)

ITV sitcom about a scarecrow. 31 episodes (4 series), 1979 - 1981. Stars Jon Pertwee, Una Stubbs, Mike Berry, Jeremy Austin and others.

Series 4, Episode 1 - Muvver's Day

Worzel feels he is in need of a mother. Hoping a maternal influence might instil better behaviour into him, the Crowman calls in Sarah Pigswill, whose head was carved from the same row of mangelwurzels the year before.

Broadcast details

Date
Saturday 31st October 1981
Time
5:05pm
Channel
ITV
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Jon Pertwee Worzel Gummidge
Jeremy Austin John
Charlotte Coleman Sue
Geoffrey Bayldon Crowman
Guest cast
Susie Johns Nanny
Barbara Ashcroft Lady B.
Beryl Reid Sarah Pigswill
Writing team
Keith Waterhouse Writer
Willis Hall Writer
Production team
James Hill Director
James Hill Producer
Al Burgess Executive Producer
Roderic Cooke Editor
Christine Ruscoe Production Designer
Neil Cameron Composer
George Evans Composer
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