Meet The Huggetts

A comedy series with Jack Warner as Joe and Kathleen Harrison as Ethel.

It ran from 1953-61 and was a spin-off from the cinema's popular comedy drama of 1947, Holiday Camp, which had introduced the salt-of-the-earth Huggett Family.

A comedy series with Jack Warner as Joe and Kathleen Harrison as Ethel.

It ran from 1953-61 and was a spin-off from the cinema's popular comedy drama of 1947, Holiday Camp, which had introduced the salt-of-the-earth Huggett Family.

Episodes

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'ail And Hearty1961060020091122 (BBC7)
20120429 (BBC7)
20130811 (BBC7)
20130812 (BBC7)
20141214 (BBC7)
20141215 (BBC7)
20160821 (BBC7)

The family worries when Joe is seen calling in at the doctor's surgery. Stars Jack Warner and Kathleen Harrison. From June 1961.

The family worries when Joe is seen calling in at the doctor's surgery.

The family worry when Joe's seen calling in at the doctor's surgery. From June 1961.

The family worry when Joe's seen calling in at the doctor's surgery. Stars Jack Warner and Kathleen Harrison. From June 1961.

The family worry when Joe's seen calling in at the doctor's surgery.

From June 1961.

Stars Jack Warner and Kathleen Harrison.

All At Sea1954081220141026 (BBC7)
20141027 (BBC7)
20160710 (BBC7)
20170514 (BBC7)
20180923 (BBC7)

Joe and Ethel suffer a money headache on the works outing.

Popular sitcom with Jack Warner and Kathleen Harrison

With the factory outing looming, Joe and Ethel Huggett find themselves in a mess over money.

Stars Jack Warner as Joe, Kathleen Harrison as Ethel, Vera Day as Jane, Anthony Green as Bobby, Charles Leno as Fred Stebbings, Beatrice Varley as Mrs Stebbings and Kenneth Connor as Mr Campbell.

Popular working-class family, the Huggetts first hit the cinema screen with a series of Gainsborough films between 1947 and 1949. Their subsequent BBC radio series ran from 1953 to 1962.

Scripted by Eddie Maguire.

Producer: Peter Eton

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in August 1954.

With factory outing looming, Joe and Ethel Huggett find themselves in a mess over money.

Stars Jack Warner as Joe, Kathleen Harrison as Ethel, Vera Day as Jane, Anthony Green as Bobby, Charles Leno as Fred Stebbings, Beatrice Varley as Mrs Stebbings and Kenneth Connor as Mr Campbell.

Popular working-class family, the Huggetts first hit the cinema screen with a series of Gainsborough films between 1947 and 1949. Their subsequent BBC radio series ran from 1953 to 1962.

Scripted by Eddie Maguire.

Producer: Peter Eton

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in August 1954.

Joe and Ethel suffer a money headache on the works outing. Popular '50s sitcom with Jack Warner and Kathleen Harrison. From August 1954.

Clean Linen1959062620181028 (BBC7)
20091115 (BBC7)
20120422 (BBC7)
20130804 (BBC7)
20130805 (BBC7)
20141207 (BBC7)
20141208 (BBC7)
20160814 (BBC7)

A mix-up at the launderette causes embarrassment for Joe and Ethel.

Popular sitcom with Jack Warner and Kathleen Harrison

When Ethel's poorly, the family get in a jumble doing the laundry. From June 1959.

When Ethel's poorly, the family get in a jumble doing the laundry. Stars Jack Warner and Kathleen Harrison. From June 1959.

When Ethel's poorly, the family get in a jumble doing the laundry.

From June 1959.

Stars Jack Warner and Kathleen Harrison.

A mix-up at the launderette causes embarrassment for Joe and Ethel. Stars Jack Warner and Kathleen Harrison. From June 1959.

A mix-up at the launderette causes embarrassment for Joe and Ethel.

When Ethel is poorly, the family get in a jumble doing the laundry.

When Ethel is poorly, the family get in a jumble doing the laundry. Stars Jack Warner and Kathleen Harrison. From June 1959.

Loser Pays1957090820091025 (BBC7)
20120401 (BBC7)
20130714 (BBC7)
20130715 (BBC7)
20141109 (BBC7)
20141110 (BBC7)
20160724 (BBC7)
20181007 (BBC7)

Joe and Fred's attempt to teach their wives a lesson backfires.

Popular sitcom with Jack Warner and Kathleen Harrison

Joe and Fred's attempt to teach their wives a lesson backfires.

Stars Jack Warner as Joe, Kathleen Harrison as Ethel, George Howell as Bobby, Marion Collins as Jane, Charles Leno as Fred Stebbings, Molly Lumley as Clara and Kenneth Connor as the Insurance Salesman.

Popular working-class family, the Huggetts first hit the cinema screen with a series of Gainsborough films between 1947 and 1949. Their subsequent BBC radio series ran from 1953 to 1962.

Scripted by Eddie Maguire.

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in September 1957.

Joe and Fred's attempt to teach their wives a lesson backfires. From September 1957.

Joe and Fred's attempt to teach their wives a lesson backfires. Stars Jack Warner and Kathleen Harrison. From September 1957.

From September 1957.

Stars Jack Warner and Kathleen Harrison.

Stars Jack Warner as Joe, Kathleen Harrison as Ethel, George Howell as Bobby, Marion Collins as Jane, Charles Leno as Fred Stebbings, Molly Lumley as Clara and Kenneth Connor as the Insurance Salesman.

Popular working-class family, the Huggetts first hit the cinema screen with a series of Gainsborough films between 1947 and 1949. Their subsequent BBC radio series ran from 1953 to 1962.

Scripted by Eddie Maguire.

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in September 1957.

No Fear1957090120091018 (BBC7)
20120325 (BBC7)
20130707 (BBC7)
20130708 (BBC7)
20141102 (BBC7)
20141103 (BBC7)
20160717 (BBC7)
20180930 (BBC7)

Family chaos reigns when Bobby plays the hero.

Popular sitcom with Jack Warner and Kathleen Harrison

Huggett family chaos reigns when young Bobby sets out to play the hero.

Stars Jack Warner as Joe, Kathleen Harrison as Ethel, George Howell as Bobby, Marion Collins as Jane, Charles Leno as Fred Stebbings and Kenneth Connor as Charlie.

Popular working-class family, the Huggetts first hit the cinema screen with a series of Gainsborough films between 1947 and 1949. Their subsequent BBC radio series ran from 1953 to 1962.

Scripted by Eddie Maguire.

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in September 1957.

Family chaos reigns when Bobby plays the hero. From September 1957.

Family chaos reigns when Bobby plays the hero. Popular sitcom with Jack Warner and Kathleen Harrison. From September 1957.

From September 1957.

Huggett family chaos reigns when young Bobby sets out to play the hero.

Stars Jack Warner as Joe, Kathleen Harrison as Ethel, George Howell as Bobby, Marion Collins as Jane, Charles Leno as Fred Stebbings and Kenneth Connor as Charlie.

Popular working-class family, the Huggetts first hit the cinema screen with a series of Gainsborough films between 1947 and 1949. Their subsequent BBC radio series ran from 1953 to 1962.

Scripted by Eddie Maguire.

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in September 1957.

Family chaos reigns when Bobby plays the hero. Popular 50s sitcom with Jack Warner and Kathleen Harrison. From September 1957.

Transatlantic Tangle1957091520181014 (BBC7)
20091101 (BBC7)
20120408 (BBC7)
20130721 (BBC7)
20130722 (BBC7)
20141116 (BBC7)
20141117 (BBC7)
20160731 (BBC7)

The family are baffled by a mystery letter from America.

Popular sitcom with Jack Warner and Kathleen Harrison

The family are baffled by a mystery letter from America. From September 1957.

The family are baffled by a mystery letter from America. Stars Jack Warner and Kathleen Harrison. From September 1957.

The family are baffled by a mystery letter from America.

From September 1957.

Stars Jack Warner and Kathleen Harrison.

The Huggett family are baffled by a mystery letter that arrives from America.

Stars Jack Warner as Joe, Kathleen Harrison as Ethel, George Howell as Bobby, Marion Collins as Jane, Charles Leno as Fred Stebbings and Patrica Hayes as Mamie Webb.

Popular working-class family, the Huggetts first hit the cinema screen with a series of Gainsborough films between 1947 and 1949. Their subsequent BBC radio series ran from 1953 to 1962.

Scripted by Eddie Maguire.

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in September 1957.

What Unusual Wallpaper1957092220181021 (BBC7)
20091108 (BBC7)
20120415 (BBC7)
20130728 (BBC7)
20130729 (BBC7)
20141123 (BBC7)
20141124 (BBC7)
20160807 (BBC7)

The family are suffering in a summer heatwave.

Popular sitcom with Jack Warner and Kathleen Harrison

The family feel the heat in a summer heatwave. From September 1957.

The family feel the heat in a summer heatwave. Stars Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison and Kenneth Connor. From September 1957.

The family feel the heat in a summer heatwave.

From September 1957.

Stars Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison and Kenneth Connor.

The family are suffering in a summer heatwave. Stars Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison and Kenneth Connor. From September 1957.

The family are suffering in a summer heatwave.

and Kenneth Connor. From September 1957.