(Corky) James Corcoran — Writer for Interesting Bits
Ukridge — Used the alias "Mr. Smallweed" to a shop keeper to whom he owed money as "just an ordinary business precaution"
Frederick — Ukridge's pub friend who is a chauffeur
Mabel Price — Engaged to Ukridge but loves Ernie Finch
Ernie Finch — Loves Mabel
Mr. Grindlay — One of Ukridge's creditors