Potter. Redvers Potter (Arthur Lowe). Copyright: BBC.

Potter

BBC One sitcom. 20 episodes (3 series), 1979 - 1983. Stars Arthur Lowe, Robin Bailey, Noel Dyson, John Barron, John Warner, Honor Shepherd, Brenda Cowling and others.

Potter. Redvers Potter (Arthur Lowe). Copyright: BBC.

Potter

Redvers Potter suddenly finds himself facing enforced retirement when his family sweet firm, Pottermints 'the hotter mints', is taken over

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1979 - 1983
Channel
BBC One
Episodes
20   (3 series)
Starring
Arthur Lowe, Robin Bailey, Noel Dyson, John Barron, John Warner, Honor Shepherd, Brenda Cowling, Harry H. Corbett and others
Writer
Roy Clarke
Director
Bernard Thompson
Producers
Peter Whitmore and Bernard Thompson

The time has come for Redvers Potter to relinquish his role as head of the family confectionary firm, Pottermints - his company has been taken over and he is now going into enforced retirement. His wife, Aileen, is not too happy about having her husband under her feet either, but Potter is determined to make the most of his retirement. He decides he will give people the benefit of his managerial experience - even if they don't want it.

Production Details

Production company
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 1st March 1979 on BBC One at 8:30pm
Last new broadcast
Sunday 28th August 1983 on BBC One at 10:15pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes

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