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 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

Saturday 31st October 1981
30 minutes

Cast & crew

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
Hazel Peiser Series Designer

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