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No. of series  4
Running time  30 minutes
Final episode date  11 July 1975
Number of episodes  27
7.4/10 IMDb

Country of origin  United Kingdom
No. of episodes  27
First episode date  15 February 1972
Network  London Weekend Television
Program creator  Chesney and Wolfe
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Created by  Ronald Chesney & Ronald Wolfe
Starring  Arthur Mullard Queenie Watts James Beck Jo Rowbottom Jonathan Cecil Maureen Sweeney Kevin Brennan
Cast  Arthur Mullard, James Beck, Queenie Watts, Jo Rowbottom, Jonathan Cecil
Similar  Yus - My Dear, Don't Drink the Water, Take a Letter - Mr Jones, Meet the Wife, The Rag Trade (1961)

Romany Jones is a British sitcom made by LWT, It starred Arthur Mullard and Queenie Watts as Wally and Lily Briggs and was broadcast between 1973 and 1975, The show was originally designed as a vehicle for James Beck (Private Walker in Dad's Army), involving the comic misadventures of two layabout families living on a caravan site.

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Following Beck's death in August 1973 when he was only 44, Bert and Betty Jones were written out of the series, and Jonathan Cecil and Gay Soper took over the lead roles, playing new neighbours, Jeremy and Susan Crichton-Jones.

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The show had a pilot broadcast in 1972 and was followed by a spin-off sequel in 1976 entitled Yus, My Dear, starring Mullard and Watts.

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  • Arthur Mullard - Wally Briggs
  • Queenie Watts - Lily Briggs
  • James Beck - Bert Jones (series 1 and 2)
  • Jo Rowbottom - Betty Jones (series 1 and 2)
  • Kevin Brennan - Mr Gibson (series 1 and 2)
  • Jonathan Cecil - Jeremy Crichton-Jones (series 3 and 4)
  • Gay Soper - Susan Crichton-Jones (series 3 and 4)
  • Trivia

  • Chris Boucher, later to write extensively for science fiction shows including Doctor Who, Blake's 7 and Star Cops, wrote the episode "Run Rabbit Run".
  • Arthur English played Wally Briggs in the pilot episode.
  • Mullard and Watts reprised their roles as Wally and Lily in Holiday on the Buses.
  • References

    Romany Jones Wikipedia


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