The Piglet Files, 1990

Nicholas Lyndhurst is all too often best remembered for his role as Rodney in Only Fools And Horses.  However the actor has had a very successful career outside of Fools and Horses.

Here’s perhaps an often overlooked sitcom he starred in back in 1990, seems like yesterday but it was 31 years ago.  The Piglet Files ran for three series totalling twenty one episodes between 1990 and 1992.

The series follows the life of a reluctant MI5 agent: Peter “Piglet” Chapman as he tries to instruct his fellow agents on the finer points of spy gadgetry while keeping his wife Sarah in the dark about his new career.

Summary

Set in the early 1990’s, the series follows the life of a reluctant MI5 agent: Peter “Piglet” Chapman as he tries to instruct his fellow agents on the finer points of spy gadgetry while keeping his wife Sarah in the dark about his new career.

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Cast

Peter “Piglet” Chapman – Nicholas Lyndhurst
Major Maurice Drummond – Clive Francis
Major Andrew Maxwell – John Ringham
Dexter – Michael Percival
Sarah Chapman – Serena Evans
Flint – Louise Catt
Lewis – Steven Law

Details

Channel: ITV
Created And Written By: Brian Leveson and Paul Minett
Produced By: London Weekend Television
Original Transmission Dates: 7th September 1990 – 10th May 1992

 

 

 

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