It Sticks Out Half A Mile. Image shows from L to R: Frank Pike (Ian Lavender), Arthur Wilson (John Le Mesurier), Miss Perkins (Vivienne Martin), Bert Hodges (Bill Pertwee). Copyright: BBC.

It Sticks Out Half A Mile

BBC Radio 2 sitcom. 14 episodes (pilot + 1 series), 1983 - 1984. Stars John Le Mesurier, Ian Lavender, Bill Pertwee and Vivienne Martin.

Series 1, Episode 1 - The Business Proposition

With war over and Arthur Wilson managing Swallow's Bank, Bert Hodges reappears with a surprising proposition for Frank Pike.


This was the second pilot of It Sticks Out Half A Mile.
Recorded: Saturday 11th September 1982.

Broadcast details

Sunday 13th November 1983
BBC Radio 2
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
John Le Mesurier Arthur Wilson
Ian Lavender Frank Pike
Bill Pertwee Bert Hodges
Vivienne Martin Miss Perkins
Guest cast
Robin Parkinson Mr. Hunter
Edward Burnham Mr. Short
Gordon Peters Mr. Rawlings
Spencer Banks Council Employee
Writing team
Harold Snoad Writer
Michael Knowles Writer
Production team
Martin Fisher Producer

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