Worzel Gummidge Down Under

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Worzel Gummidge Down Under
Worzzel Gummidge Down Under Opening Titles Screenshot.png
Starring Jon Pertwee
Una Stubbs
Bruce Phillips
No. of episodes 22
Production
Running time 25 minutes
Release
Original release 4 October 1987 – 16 April 1989

Worzel Gummidge Down Under was a television series adapted from the books written by Barbara Euphan Todd and the children's television programme produced and broadcast in the United Kingdom named Worzel Gummidge, starring Jon Pertwee. The story continued in New Zealand when Aunt Sally was sold to a Museum owner.[1]

Cast[edit]

  • Jon Pertwee … Worzel Gummidge
  • Bruce Phillips … The Crowman
  • Jonny Marks – Mickey
  • Olivia Ihimaera - Smiler … Manu
  • Una Stubbs … Aunt Sally
  • Wi Kuki Kaa … Travelling Scarecrow Maker (series 1)
  • Maria James … Eloise

Episodes[edit]

Series 1[edit]

  1. "As the Scarecrow Flies" (4 October 1987)
  2. "The Sleeping Beauty" (11 October 1987)
  3. "Full Employment" (18 October 1987)
  4. "Worzel's Handicap" (25 October 1987)
  5. "King of the Scarecrows" (1 November 1987)
  6. "Ten Heads Are Better Than One " (8 November 1987)
  7. "Worzel to the Rescue" (15 November 1987)
  8. "Slave Scarecrow" (22 November 1987)
  9. "The Traveller Unmasked" (29 November 1987)
  10. "A Friend in Need" (6 December 1987)

Series 2[edit]

  1. "Stage Struck" (29 January 1989)
  2. "A Red Sky in T'Morning" (5 February 1989)
  3. "Them Thar Hills" (12 February 1989)
  4. "The Beauty Contest" (19 February 1989)
  5. "Balbous Cauliflower" (26 February 1989)
  6. "Weevily Swede" (5 March 1989)
  7. "Elementary My Dear Worty" (12 March 1989)
  8. "Dreams of Avarish" (19 March 1989)
  9. "The Runaway Train" (26 March 1989)
  10. "Aunt Sally, R.A." (2 April 1989)
  11. "Wattle Hearthbrush" (9 April 1989)
  12. "The Bestest Scarecrow" (16 April 1989)

DVD releases[edit]

  • Worzel Gummidge Ultimate – Series 1–4, Christmas Special, and Down Under – Region 2 (UK)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "BBC - Comedy - Guide - Worzel Gummidge Down Under". Web.archive.org. Retrieved 2013-08-01. 

External links[edit]