Australian TV TV

Thursday Creek Mob, The (ABC 1971, Marc Ashfield, Joe Hasham)

Sitcom. Misadventures of the officers and men of Thursday Creek, a peacetime army camp somewhere in Australia. Cmp Commander was easy going Major Colin Buckmaster who spent more time raising his pigs than attending to his duties.

Other characters included Sgt Major Thomas Proudfoot (Proudfoot by name and Proudfoot by nature). Corporal Ginger Wiseman and Privates Squizzy Taylor, Dim Sims and Shorty MacGooghan

production details
Australia / ABC / 15×30 minute episodes / Broadcast 1971

cast
MARC ASHFIELD as Sgt Major Proudfoot
RED MOORE as Major Buckmaster
JOE HASHAM as Squizzy Taylor
JAMES BOWLES as Dim Sims
SERGE LAZAREFF as Shorty MacGoohan
MAX PHIPPS as Lt Wigg