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.

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Worzel Gummidge Down Under & complete Blu-ray box set

The popular children's comedy sequel Worzel Gummidge Down Under has been restored for a new Blu-ray release, alongside a new complete box set with its preceding series.

British Comedy Guide, 12th October 2023

Worzel Gummidge is a fitting tribute to Barbara Windsor

When Worzel Gummidge returns to our screens this Christmas, actor Mackenzie Crook will be thinking of the legendary Dame Barbara Windsor.

The latest instalment of ­Mackenzie's remake, following successful episodes last year, features foul-mouthed Saucy Nancy - the role that Babs played in the 1980s original.

Andy Halls, The Sun, 20th December 2020

Comedies added to BritBox's "Old School Classics" range

Among the shows being added to BritBox aree Maid Marian And Her Merry Men, Rentaghost and the ITV Worzel Gummidge.

Morgan Jeffery, Radio Times, 16th December 2020

Worzel Gummidge: bizarre memories of a kids' TV classic

Like much of Worzel Gummidge, silly fun is layered on top of a base of darkness.

Louisa Mellor, Den Of Geek, 25th June 2019

Mackenzie Crook's Worzel Gummidge begins filming

Filming is now under way on two new Worzel Gummidge adventures, from writer, actor and director Mackenzie Crook.

British Comedy Guide, 6th June 2019

Worzel Gummidge: Unseen animated episode unearthed

An unseen animated episode of popular TV show Worzel Gummidge has been unearthed.

BBC, 26th February 2019

Mackenzie Crook developing new version of Worzel Gummidge

Detectorists writer, director and star Mackenzie Crook is developing a new TV sitcom based on the Worzel Gummidge childrens' books.

British Comedy Guide, 9th April 2018

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