Fiddlers Three (ITV 1991, Peter Davison, Peter Blake)

Fiddlers Three

Sitcom Fiddlers Three, from the pen of the usually reliable Eric “Rising Damp” Chappell detailed the misadventures of three executives in a computer company. Ralph West (Peter Davison) was the main character, happily married to Ros (Paula Wilcox). Along with the rest of the staff, especially Harvey and Osborne (the Fiddlers Three of the title) Ralph seemed to spend more time dabbling in office politics and trying to get promotion than he did working.

J.J. Morley (Charles Kay) was head of accounts.

The premise was basically a reworking of Chappell’s own 1970’s sitcom The Squirrels but failed to really catch fire.

production details
UK / ITV – Yorkshire / 14×25 minute episodes / Broadcast 19 February – 28 May 1991 Tuesdays at 8.30pm

Writer: Eric Chappell / Music: Robert Hartley / Producer and Director: Graham Weatherall / Executive Producer: Vernon Lawrence

Peter Davison as Ralph West
Paula Wilcox as Ros West
Charles Kay as J J Morley
Peter Blake as Harvey
Tyler Butterworth as Osborne

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