A Little Bit Of Wisdom. Norman (Norman Wisdom). Copyright: Associated Television.

A Little Bit Of Wisdom

ITV sitcom with Norman Wisdom. 20 episodes (3 series), 1974 - 1976. Stars Norman Wisdom, Neil McCarthy, Robert Keegan and Frances White.

Series 3, Episode 1 - The Ladder

Working as a clerk in a builder's office demands an agile brain and a practical mind - which spells trouble for Norman. But he does have a sense of duty. And when his flatmate, Alec Potter, borrows a ladder without telling the boss, Norman takes steps to put things right - only to end up with his foot firmly on the wrong rung.


This episode no longer exists in the archives. It is missing, believed wiped.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 30th March 1976
25 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Norman Wisdom Norman
Neil McCarthy Alec Potter
Robert Keegan Albert Clark
Frances White Linda Clark
Guest cast
John Proctor Window cleaner
Writing team
Ronnie Taylor Writer
Production team
Les Chatfield Director
Les Chatfield Producer
David Chandler Production Designer
Tony Hiller Composer