Romany Jones

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Romany Jones
Created by Ronald Chesney
& Ronald Wolfe
Starring Arthur Mullard
Queenie Watts
James Beck
Jo Rowbottom
Jonathan Cecil
Maureen Sweeney
Kevin Brennan
Country of origin United Kingdom
No. of series 4
No. of episodes 27
Running time 30 minutes
Original network London Weekend Television
Original release 15 February 1972 (1972-02-15) – 11 July 1975 (1975-07-11)

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.

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.

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.



DVD Release[edit]

DVD Release date
The Complete Series 1 6 June 2011
The Complete Series 2 23 January 2012
The Complete Series 3 8 April 2013
The Complete Series 4 20 January 2014
The Complete Series 1 to 4 Box Set TBA

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