Worzel Gummidge Down Under. Image shows from L to R: Aunt Sally (Una Stubbs), Worzel Gummidge (Jon Pertwee).

Worzel Gummidge Down Under

Channel 4 sitcom about a scarecrow. 22 episodes (2 series), 1987 - 1989. Stars Jon Pertwee, Una Stubbs, Gerald Bryan, Bruce Phillips and others.

Worzel Gummidge Down Under. Image shows from L to R: Worzel Gummidge (Jon Pertwee), Aunt Sally (Una Stubbs).

Worzel Gummidge Down Under

Worzel Gummidge and Aunt Sally get up to a whole new series of escapades, now in New Zealand

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1987 - 1989
Channel
Channel 4
Episodes
22   (2 series)
Starring
Jon Pertwee, Una Stubbs, Gerald Bryan, Bruce Phillips, Jonathan Marks, Olivia Ihimaera-Smiler and Wi Kuki Kaa
Writers
Keith Waterhouse, Willis Hall, Frances Walsh, Anthony McCarten and James Hill
Directors
James Hill and Grahame J. McLean
Producer
Grahame J. McLean

When antique fairground attraction Aunt Sally is sold to a Museum of Folk History in New Zealand, besotted scarecrow Worzel Gummidge wastes no time in following her to start a new life Down Under.

Ensconced in the rural town of Piwakawaka, and soon under the stewardship of the regional Crowman, Worzel and Aunt Sally are soon up to a whole new range of mischief, often as local children Mickey and Manu watch on in amusement.

Production Details

Production company
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Sunday 4th October 1987 on Channel 4 at 11:30am
Last new broadcast
Sunday 16th April 1989 on Channel 4 at 11:30am
Length of episodes
30 minutes

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