Pilot Episode

Regular Cast: SIMON CADELL (Jeffrey Fairbrother), PAUL SHANE (Ted Bovis), RUTH MADOC (Gladys Pugh), JEFFREY HOLLAND (Spike Dixon), LESLIE DWYER (Mr. Partridge), FELIX BOWNESS (Fred Quilley), DIANE HOLLAND(Yvonne Stuart-Hargreaves), BARRY HOWARD (Barry Stuart-Hargreaves), SU POLLARD (Peggy Ollerenshaw), NIKKI KELLY (Sylvia), RIKKI HOWARD (Betty), PENNY IRVING (Mary), THE WEBB TWINS (Stanley and Bruce), TERENCE CREASEY (Gary).

Directed by JOHN KILBY, Produced by DAVID CROFT.

01. Hi-de-Hi!
First broadcast: (01/01/1980). Repeated: (19/02/1981)
The year: 1959. The place: Maplin’s Holiday Camp. The staff assemble for the new season to find an ex-university professor in charge of the entertainments.

Guest Cast: JOYCE GRANT (Maud Fairbrother), HARRY MARKHAM (Old man), JOSEPHINE ANTOSZ (Old woman), RICHARD COTTON (Marty Storm), MARIANNE TOLLAST (Hilda)

Series One

Regular Cast: SIMON CADELL (Jeffrey Fairbrother), PAUL SHANE (Ted Bovis), RUTH MADOC (Gladys Pugh), JEFFREY HOLLAND (Spike Dixon), LESLIE DWYER (Mr. Partridge), FELIX BOWNESS (Fred Quilley), DIANE HOLLAND(Yvonne Stuart-Hargreaves), BARRY HOWARD (Barry Stuart-Hargreaves), SU POLLARD (Peggy Ollerenshaw), NIKKI KELLY (Sylvia), RIKKI HOWARD (Betty), PENNY IRVING (Mary), THE WEBB TWINS (Stanley and Bruce), TERENCE CREASEY (Gary).

Directed by JOHN KILBY, Produced by DAVID CROFT.

01. Desire in the Mickey Mouse Grotto
First broadcast: (26/02/1981)
When Ted Bovis arranges a secret meeting with an attractive young girl camper their romantic intentions are cut short by the arrival of security. In an attempt to avoid capture they unwittingly set suspicions on Jeffrey Fairbrother.

Guest Cast: RICHARD COTTON (Marty Storm), DEREK BENFIELD (Rose’s Dad), PEARL HACKNEY (Rose’s Mum), GILLIAN TAYLFORTH (Rose), JIMMY MAC (Camper at table), KEITH JAMES (Camper at bar).

02. The Beauty Queen Affair
First broadcast: (05/03/1981)
A beauty contest at Maplin’s brings forth an offer to fix the contest for Jeffrey Fairbrother whilst Ted is indulging in a few fiddles of his own.

Guest Cast: BOBBY DENNIS (Harry Plowright), RONNIE BRODY (Reg), MARIANNE TOLLAST (Hilda).

03. The Partridge Season
First broadcast: (12/03/1981)
Mr. Partridge goes on one of his seasonal “benders” which results in him locking his chalet door and refusing to come out. Unable to sober him up Jeffrey is forced to perform the Punch & Judy show.

04. The Day of Reckoning
First broadcast: (19/03/1981)
Fred Quilly thinks that the racing mobster Big Mac from Brighton has tracked him down to Maplin’s Holiday Camp,  the staff are on their toes to prevent Big Mac from taking his revenge.

Guest Cast: JOHN BARDON (Ron Armitage), DOREMY VERNON (Mrs. Armitage), SHAUN CURRY (Horsebox Driver).

05. Charity Begins At Home
First broadcast: (26/03/1981)
Ted gets the Yellowcoats involved in his latest fiddle - the Campers Amenity Fund,  meanwhile Jeffrey comes across two old people who are suffering from a case of very bad luck.

Guest Cast: HARRY MARKHAM (Old Man), JOSEPHINE ANTOSZ (Old Woman).

06. No Dogs Allowed
First broadcast: (02/04/1981)
Jeffrey is left with a large dog to look after. All pets being banned from Maplin’s he has to break in and try to keep it secretly in his chalet.

Guest Cast: RON PEMBER (Private Detective), PASA with the voice of JIMMY EDWARDS (Bubbles).



Series Two

Regular Cast: SIMON CADELL (Jeffrey Fairbrother), PAUL SHANE (Ted Bovis), RUTH MADOC (Gladys Pugh), JEFFREY HOLLAND (Spike Dixon), LESLIE DWYER (Mr. Partridge), FELIX BOWNESS (Fred Quilley), DIANE HOLLAND (Yvonne Stuart-Hargreaves), BARRY HOWARD (Barry Stuart-Hargreaves), SU POLLARD (Peggy), NIKKI KELLY (Sylvia), RIKKI HOWARD (Betty), GAIL HARRISON (Val), THE WEBB TWINS (Stanley and Bruce), CHRIS ANDREWS (Gary).

Directed by JOHN KILBY, Produced by DAVID CROFT.

01. If Wet - In the Ballroom
First broadcast: (29/11/1981)
The staff are at their wits’ end trying to amuse the campers. Rain has been tumbling down for days and they have practically exhausted their repertoire of indoor amusements.

Guest Cast: SAM SMART (Charlie Ruckston 'No. 7'), WENDY HALL (Olwen Jones 'No. 8').

02. Peggy's Big Chance
First broadcast: (06/12/1981)
Peggy has a burning ambition to become a Yellowcoat. Jeffrey arranges an interview, meanwhile Ted is planning a pool wheeze but needs somebody to be the shark.

03. Lift Up Your Minds
First broadcast: (13/12/1981)
Ex-professor Fairbrother decides to bring some culture into the entertainments programme by presenting a recital of classical music. Naturally the campers are less than keen.

Guest Cast: JEAN CHALLIS (Woman), ROY HEATHER (Second man).

04. On With The Motley
First broadcast: (20/12/1981)
The Camp Host is getting his big chance at a posh golf club dinner, but first he must persuade Jeffrey to give him the time off.

05. A Night Not To Remember
First broadcast: (27/12/1981)
Jeffrey gets exceedingly drunk and has to be escorted back to his chalet with man hungry Yellowcoat Gladys Pugh. What actually occurred when they were alone?

Guest Cast: DAVID TROUGHTON (Mr. Pritchard), NIGEL WILLIAMS (Bert).

06. Sausages or Limelight
First broadcast: (03/01/1982)
Spike Dixon is in love. Unfortunately his prospective father-in-law insists that Spike give us showbusiness and comes into his lucrative butchery empire.

Guest Cast: JULIE ANN BLYTHEN (Brenda).



Series Three

Regular Cast: SIMON CADELL (Jeffrey Fairbrother), PAUL SHANE (Ted Bovis), RUTH MADOC (Gladys Pugh), JEFFREY HOLLAND (Spike Dixon), LESLIE DWYER (Mr. Partridge), FELIX BOWNESS (Fred Quilley), DIANE HOLLAND (Yvonne Stuart-Hargreaves), BARRY HOWARD (Barry Stuart-Hargreaves), SU POLLARD (Peggy), NIKKI KELLY (Sylvia), RIKKI HOWARD (Betty), SUSAN BEAGLEY (Tracey), THE WEBB TWINS (Stanley and Bruce), CHRIS ANDREWS (Gary).

Directed by JOHN KILBY, Produced by DAVID CROFT.

01. Nice People With Nice Manners
First broadcast: (31/10/1982)
Yvonne and Barry, the ballroom dancers, invite the staff to a party. However they only invite staff they feel are “socially acceptable”, but when Peggy mixes up the invitations they get more than they bargained for!

02. Carnival Time
First broadcast: (07/11/1982)
Joe Maplin insists that the staff take part in the Town Carnival by putting in a float. Spike has the job of producing the tableau.

Guest Cast: JOHN LE MESURIER (Hugo Buxton), JOYCE GRANT (Mrs. Fairbrother).

03. A Matter of Conscience
First broadcast: (14/11/1982)
The local council decides to build a hospital next to Maplin’s Holiday Camp. Joe Maplin instructs the staff to thwart their plan by making as much noise as possible.

04. The Pay-Off
First broadcast: (02/11/1982)
The local council are still determined to build the hospital next to Maplin’s. Joe sends a shoebox full of money to Jeffrey with instructions that he is to bribe the four councillors.

Guest Cast: ROY HEATHER (Inspector Palmer).

05. Trouble and Strife
First broadcast: (28/11/1982)
Ted Bovis’s ex-wife turns up at the camp demanding the arrears of her maintenance. She has in tow a bailiff who presents Ted with a writ. Failure to pay could result in prison for Ted. He is forced to resort to all the fiddles he can remember in order to raise the money.

Guest Cast: RIKKI LEE (Hilary Bovis), LENI HARPER (Girl), SION PROBERT (Boy), JOHN D. COLLINS (Bailiff).

06. Stripes
First broadcast: (05/12/1982)
After a secret visit to the camp, Joe Maplin decides that Gladys should be put in charge of the Yellowcoats.

Guest Cast: TALFRYN THOMAS (Gareth Davies).



Series Four

Regular Cast: SIMON CADELL (Jeffrey Fairbrother), PAUL SHANE (Ted Bovis), RUTH MADOC (Gladys Pugh), JEFFREY HOLLAND (Spike Dixon), LESLIE DWYER (Mr. Partridge), FELIX BOWNESS (Fred Quilley), DIANE HOLLAND (Yvonne Stuart-Hargreaves), BARRY HOWARD (Barry Stuart-Hargreaves), SU POLLARD (Peggy), NIKKI KELLY (Sylvia), RIKKI HOWARD (Betty), SUSAN BEAGLEY (Tracey), THE WEBB TWINS (Stanley and Bruce), CHRIS ANDREWS (Gary).

Directed by JOHN KILBY, Produced by DAVID CROFT.

01. Co-Respondent's Course
First broadcast: (12/12/1982)
Jeffrey Fairbrother’s wife sends her new boyfriend to ask Jeffrey for a divorce.  Since the professor is unwilling to co-operate he starts to dig for evidence.

Guest Cast: JOHN FORTUNE (Max Tewksbury), JOHN HORSLEY (Clive), DAVID BEALE (Mr. Glover), ROY HEATHER (Inspector Palmer).

02. It's A Blue World
First broadcast: (19/12/1982)
Ted Bovis is offered the chance to hire an artistic but strictly adult film to show to the male campers late at night.

Guest Cast: FREDDIE EARLLE (Ron Griffin), IAN COLLIER (Inspector Sutcliffe), RICHARD BATES (Police Sergeant), HARRY FIELDER (Constable).

03. Eruptions (Christmas Special)
First broadcast: (26/12/1982) (45 minute episode)
Joe Maplin installs a model volcano in the ballroom which erupts during Ted’s act. Ted is not prepared to tolerate such interuptions so in the dead of night he leads an expedition to sabotage it.

Guest Cast: MICHAEL REDFERN (Fire Chief), PAUL TOOTHILL (Security Guard).

04. The Society Entertainer
First broadcast: (02/01/1983)
Jeffrey decides that a change of voice on Radio Maplin would be a good idea. In the meantime Spike meets a femme fetale which results in a dramatic change in his outlook. Ted however has other ideas.

Guest Cast: IRIS RUSSELL (Doris Ogilvy), JENNIFER BLACK (Francoise), ARTHUR BOSTROM (The Hulk), JEAN CHALLIS (Matronly Woman).

05. Sing You Sinners
First broadcast: (09/01/1983)
Owing to the departure of the local vicar, Jeffrey finds himself conducting the Sunday half-hour. Needless to say he makes a hash of it.

Guest Cast: JAMES OTTOWAY (The Rev Fulljames).

06. Maplin Intercontinental
First broadcast: (16/01/1983)
The annual Best Yellowcoat Competition has a very special prize this year - the winner will go to the new Maplin’s Holiday Camp in the Bahamas.

Guest Cast: COLIN WARD-LEWIS (Newsreader).

07. All Change
First broadcast: (23/01/1983)
Joe Maplin appoints a supervisor of all Yellowcoats who requires a chalet all to herself, which throws the accomodation situation into chaos. She also takes an immediate like to Gladys and demotes her.

Guest Cast: CHERYL MURRAY (Joan Wainwright).



Series Five

Regular Cast: SIMON CADELL (Jeffrey Fairbrother), PAUL SHANE (Ted Bovis), RUTH MADOC (Gladys Pugh), JEFFREY HOLLAND (Spike Dixon), LESLIE DWYER (Mr. Partridge), FELIX BOWNESS (Fred Quilly), DIANE HOLLAND (Yvonne Stuart-Hargreaves), BARRY HOWARD (Barry Stuart-Hargreaves), SU POLLARD (Peggy), NIKKI KELLY (Sylvia), RIKKI HOWARD (Betty), SUSAN BEAGLEY (Tracey), THE WEBB TWINS (Stanley and Bruce), CHRIS ANDREWS (Gary).

Produced and directed by JOHN KILBY, Executive producer DAVID CROFT.

01. Concessions
First broadcast: (27/11/1983)
As Barry and Yvonne dance to Diaghilev, Spike jokes to Pinocchio, Ted contrives to get in with the local council ‘Mr. Big’ to confound Joe Maplin’s plans to expand his empire.

Guest Cast: JOHNNY ALLAN (Charlie Dawson), ERIC LONGWORTH (Head waiter).

02. Save Our Heritage
First broadcast: (04/12/1983)
When a local cottage is faced with  with destruction and it’s owner threatened with eviction to make way for an extension to the camp Jeffrey is insensed and rallies the staff into thwarting Joe Maplin’s plans.

Guest Cast: LALLY BOWERS (Mrs. Baxter), TIM SWINTON (First Vicar), MICHAEL LOMAX (Real Vicar), MARTYN READ (Police Sergeant), JEFFREY STEWART (Police constable).

03. Empty Saddles
First broadcast: (11/12/1983)
Joe Maplin orders that Fred Quilly’s lame horses must be sent to the knackers-yard. It falls upon the entertainment staff to try to save the horses from their fate.

Guest Cast: MADELEINE CHRISTIE (‘Memsahib’ Lady), BALLARD BERKELEY (‘Colonel’ gent), KAREN HODSON (Receptionist).

04. The Marriage Settlement
First broadcast: (18/12/1983)
Jeffrey agrees to give his wife grounds for divorce which involves him hiring a professional co-respondent and seeking Peggy’s help.

Guest Cast: CLAIRE OBERMAN (Daphne Fairbrother), SUSAN JAMESON (Jenny Maitland).

05. The Graven Image
First broadcast: (08/01/1984)
Joe Maplin orders the unvailing of a statue of himself at the camp. Problems arise when Spike gets very drunk and decides to liven up the statue on the night before the unvailing ceremony.

Guest Cast: GAVIN RICHARDS (Harold Fox), REX LEAR (Gatekeeper), STUART RAYNER (Photographer).

06. Peggy's Penfriend
First broadcast: (15/01/1984)
Peggy is excited about a visit from her long-term penfriend. The staff become suspicious of his motives and follow them to the sand dunes.

Guest Cast: MORRIS BARRY (Monty).

07.The Epidemic
First broadcast: (22/01/1984)
Chads are breaking out all over the camp, what is worse Joe Maplin is expected at the camp for a lecture with Gilbert Harding. Can the staff stem the flow of chads before he arrives.

NB: This episode marks Simon Cadell’s departure, and also features the first appearances of Ben Aris.

Guest Cast: BEN ARIS (Julian Dalrymple-Sykes).



Series Six

Regular Cast: PAUL SHANE (Ted Bovis), RUTH MADOC (Gladys Pugh), JEFFREY HOLLAND (Spike Dixon), SU POLLARD (Peggy), DAVID GRIFFIN (Sq Leader Clive Dempster DFC), LESLIE DWYER (Mr. Partridge), FELIX BOWNESS (Fred Quilly), DIANE HOLLAND (Yvone Stuart-Hargreaves) BARRY HOWARD (Barry Stuart Hargreaves) NIKKI KELLY (Sylvia), LINDA REGAN (April), THE WEBB TWINS (Stanley and Bruce), CHRIS ANDREWS (Gary), LAURA JACKSON (Dawn), JULIE CHRISTIAN YOUNG (Babs).

Prooduced and directed by DAVID CROFT.

01. Together Again
First broadcast: (03/11/1984)
It is 1960 - a new season at Maplin’s Holiday Camp is about to commence. The staff arrive by train to prepare the camp for holiday makers.

Guest Cast: JAN HARDING (Station Master), BRENDA COWLING (Station Announcer).

02. Ted At The Helm
First broadcast: (10/11/1984)

Ted thinks he is about to be offered the job as entertainment’s manager when he gets a summons to head office in London. Meanwhile a new face arrives at Maplin’s.

NB: David Griffin, Linda Regan, Laura Jackson, Julie Christian Young all debut in this episode.

Guest Cast: GAVIN RICHARDS (Harold Fox).

03. Opening Day
First broadcast: (17/11/1984)
The new season opens at Maplins and the entertainments staff head down to the station to meet the first lot of campers of the train.

Guest Cast: JAN HARDING (Station Master).

04. Off With The Motley
First broadcast: (24/11/1984)
Peggy is promoted to Stores Supervisor. Even with more money and responsibility she yearns to be back among the fun around the pool.

Guest Cast: RONNIE BRODY (Plumber), LUCY GOULD (Rose), PAMELA MANSON (Mavis), LISA BLUTHAL (Enid).

05. Hey Diddle Diddle, Who's On The Fiddle?
First broadcast: (01/12/1984)
Peggy finds a letter from Joe Maplin which seems to indicate that Clive has been given the job of entertainments manager to spy on the rest of the staff. They all have to be careful to conceal their fiddles.

06. Raffles
First broadcast: (25/12/1984)
Clive is badly in debt and when some thugs arrive threatening violence if the money is not repaid Clive begins to look at ways of getting money quickly.

Guest Cast: RONNIE BRODY (Plumber), LES HENRY (Heavy), PEGGY ANN CLIFFORD (Prize Winner), BRENDA COWLING (Lady Camper), GEOFFREY LEESLEY (Debt Collector).



Series Seven

Regular Cast: PAUL SHANE (Ted Bovis), RUTH MADOC (Gladys Pugh), JEFFREY HOLLAND (Spike Dixon), SU POLLARD (Peggy), DAVID GRIFFIN (Clive Dempster), FELIX BOWNESS (Fred Quilly), DIANE HOLLAND (Yvonne Stuart-Hargreaves) BARRY HOWARD  (Barry Stuart-Hargreaves), NIKKI KELLY (Sylvia), LINDA REGAN (April), THE WEBB TWINS (Stanley and Bruce), CHRIS ANDREWS (Gary), LAURA JACKSON (Dawn), JULIE CHRISTIAN YOUNG (Babs).

Directed by DAVID CROFT/ROBIN CARR, Produced by DAVID CROFT.

01. The Great Cat Robbery (Christmas Special)
First broadcast: (25/12/1985) (1 hour episode)
When Ted learns that a stolen necklace worth 10,000 might be hidden in the camp he arranges a midnight operation to find it which involves doping the campers and ransacking the chalets.

Guest Cast: JOHN RUTLAND (Elderly Man), JEANNE MOCKFORD (Marjorie), RICHARD SPEIGHT (Steve), LUCY GOULD (Eunice).

02. It's Murder
First broadcast: (05/01/1986)
Mr. Partridge is causing havoc with his drunken antics and has just about upset everyone on the camp, in the meantime he goes missing leaving the staff in chaos.

Guest Cast: BILLY BURDEN (Mr. Thompson), BILL PERTWEE (Large Man), BARRY BIRCH (Boy in ballroom).

03. Who Killed Mr Partridge?
First broadcast: (12/01/1986)
Ted and Spike discover Mr. Partirdge’s body lying face down in the pool with a knife in his back. Who is the murderer and are they still at large?

Guest Cast: MICHAEL LEES (Inspector Philips), ROBIN PARKINSON (Camper), PHILIP KENDALL (Police Sergeant), JAMES GOW (Police Constable).

04. Spaghetti Galore
First broadcast: (19/01/1986)
It is Gladys Pugh’s birthday but she faces a dilemma, both Clive and Harold Fox have invited her out for a meal and she doesn’t want to upset either. Peggy comes to the rescue with her motorbike.

Guest Cast: GRAHAM STARK (Tony), GAVIN RICHARDS (Harold Fox), STAN YOUNG (Chauffeur), SARAH JONES-PARRY (Tennis Girl).

05. A Lack Of Punch
First broadcast: (26/01/1986)
The staff learn that they are to stand in as children’s entertainers for the rest of the season and Yvonne and Barry are the first to have a go with the playlet ‘Tuffet Tantrums’. Then Ted and Spike spot a smelly tramp entertaining kids on the beach, they think they’ve found the answer to their problems.

Guest Cast: KENNETH CONNOR (Uncle Sammy Morris), PAUL TOOTHILL (Police sergeant).

06. Ivory Castles in the Air
First broadcast: (09/02/1986)
Clive takes Gladys to see his family home and Gladys takes Clive to her heart.

Guest Cast: DENNIS RAMSDEN (Uncle Charles), RONNIE STEVENS (Jerry Price).

07. Man Trap
First broadcast: (16/02/1986)
Gladys and Spike are livid that Joe Maplin has announced their engagement to the press as a publicity stunt, but Clive sees a way of using the situation as an excuse to spurn Gladys’s unwanted attentions.



Series Eight

Regular Cast: PAUL SHANE (Ted Bovis), RUTH MADOC (Gladys Pugh), JEFFREY HOLLAND (Spike Dixon), SU POLLARD (Peggy), DAVID GRIFFIN (Clive Dempster), FELIX BOWNESS (Fred Quilly), DIANE HOLLAND (Yvonne Stuart-Hargreaves), BEN ARIS (Julian Dalrymple-Sykes), NIKKI KELLY (Sylvia), KENNETH CONNOR (Uncle Sammy Morris), LINDA RGEAN (April), LAURA JACKSON (Dawn), THE WEBB TWINS (Stanley and Bruce), CHRIS ANDREWS (Gary).

Directed by DAVID CROFT/ROBIN CARR, Produced by DAVID CROFT.

01. Pigs Might Fly
First broadcast: (08/11/1986)
Yvonne’s partner Barry has left her and she becomes a recluse in her chalet. Worried about the entertainments programme Gladys takes the initiative and sends for her substitute partner Julian Dalrymple-Sykes. Within hours Yvonne is ready to take the floor again.

Guest Cast: EWAN HOOPER (Alec Foster), BILLY BURDEN (Mr. Turner), GORDON PETERS (Gate keeper).

02. The New Broom
First broadcast: (15/11/1986)
Alec Foster, the new Camp Controller, is causing havoc at Maplin’s. He’s already sacked several staff for incompetence and when his attentions fall on the entertainment staff no one is safe.

NB: Kenneth Connor debuts as a regular cast member in this episode.

Guest Cast: EWAN HOOPER (Alec Foster).

03. Orphan of the Storm
First broadcast: (22/11/1986)
Peggy has been sacked by Alec Foster, it seems that none of her friends can help her. Then rescue comes from an unexpected quarter.

Guest Cast: EWAN HOOPER (Alec Foster), PETER WADDINGTON (Boy).

04. God Bless Our Family
First broadcast: (06/12/1986)
Clive’s family descend on the camp with the intent of trying to persuade him to return to the fold. They bargain without the culture shock of Maplin’s.

Guest Cast: DENNIS RAMSDEN (Charles Dempster), MAVIS PUGH (Winifred Dempster), PETER FONTAINE (General Sir Claud Dempster), IAIN ANDERS (Vice-Admiral Neville Dempster), FRED BRYANT (Bishop Simon Dempster), BRYAN BURDON (Van Driver).

05. Only The Brave
First broadcast: (13/12/1986)
Ted has organised a late night trip to the cinema to see Bambi for April’s birthday, a mix up with the projectionist results in the showing of a war film - A Few Came Back.

Guest Cast: LEN HOWE (Cinema Manager), ANDREW COLLINS (RAF Officer), SOREL JOHNSON (WRAF Officer), FREDDIE EARLLE (Jack).

06. September Song (Christmas Special)
First broadcast: (27/12/1986) (45 minute episode)
Ted has fallen in love with a brilliant young pianist who is on holiday at the camp, however her overbearing mother has a lot to say about their romance.

Guest Cast: CAROLINE DENNIS (Betty Barlow), TONI PALMER (Mrs. Barlow).



Series Nine

Regular Cast: PAUL SHANE (Ted Bovis), RUTH MADOC (Gladys Pugh), JEFFREY HOLLAND (Spike Dixon), SU POLLARD (Peggy), DAVID GRIFFIN (Clive Dempster), FELIX BOWNESS (Fred Quilly), KENNETH CONNOR (Uncle Sammy Morris), DIANE HOLLAND (Yvonne Suart-Hargeaves), BEN ARIS (Julian Dalrymple-Sykes), NIKKI KELLY (Sylvia), LAURA JACKSON (Dawn), LINDA REGAN (April), THE WEBB TWINS (Stanley and Bruce), CHRIS ANDREWS (Gary).

01. Tell It To The Marines (Christmas Special)
First broadcast: (26/12/1987) (45 minute episode)
In a moment of rash thinking Ted challenges the cocky sergrant of the army display team to a race over an assault course - Maplin’s versus the Army.  The local bookie is doing great business on the outcome so Ted decides to even up the odds with a few fiddles.

Guest Cast: BRIAN GWASPARI (Sergeant), PERRY BENSON (Trevor), TIMOTHY BATESON (Charlie), MICHAEL BURNS (Trevor’s Dad), SU ELLIOT (Trevor’s Mum).

02. Marry-Go-Round
First broadcast: (02/01/1988)
Spike is just not funny anymore and the campers are beginning to complain. Spike reckons it’s because he is worried over his engagement to April so the only solution seems to be a special marriage licence.

Guest Cast: MIKE CARNELL (Parent), PAULINE JEFFERSON, HELEN DORWARD (Women), JOHN FERNLEY (Man).

03. The Perils of Peggy
First broadcast: (09/01/1988)
After finally being rejected by Gladys, Clive decides he wants to marry her after all but how does he go about working his way back into her favour?

Guest Cast: GARY RICE (Boy in glasses).

04. Let Them Eat Cake
First broadcast: (16/01/1988)
Ted pushes Alec Foster too far when he asks for a rise in wages and he is sacked, in his place is a new comic who has won Opportunity Knocks.

Guest Cast: EWAN HOOPER (Alec Foster), BRIAN GODFREY (Jimmy Jasper), PADDY WARD (Percy), LAURA ALLEN (Betty).

05. Wedding Bells
First broadcast: (23/01/1988)
It is the day of Clive and Gladys’ wedding. When Clive’s upper crust family get to hear of the marriage they set out to sabotage the service.

Guest Cast: MICHAEL ROBBINS (Roger), BARBARA NEW (Doreen), MAVIS PUGH (Winifred Dempster), BRENDA COWLING (Nora), DENNIS RAMSDEN (Charles Dempster), PETER FONTAINE (General Sir Claud Dempster), IAIN ANDERS (Vice-Admiral Neville Dempster), FRED BRYANT (Bishop Simon Dempster), FRANK WILLIAMS (Vicar), ANTHONY BENSON (Village native), NICK MERCER (Groom), COLIN BEAN (Verger).

06. The Wind of Change
First broadcast: (30/01/1988)
As the end of the season at Maplin’s approaches, the staff discuss their plans for the future.

Guest Cast: EWAN HOOPER (Alec Foster), BILLY BURDEN (Mr. Turner), KATHLEEN BIDMEAD (Matron).

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