Romany Jones Series 2 on DVD

Romany Jones was a cursed show, possibly because it took the Romany name in vain. Writers Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe (the other Two Ronnies) devised the show when they were still riding high with the continuing success of On the Buses. Despite making a pilot which was shown in 1972, Thames Television decided not to continue, and it was only when the director/producer Stuart Allen moved to London Weekend Television that the idea was resurrected and the series emerged. This caused another problem when Arthur English, the original Wally Briggs, was unavailable for the series and so fate decreed…