All Gas And Gaiters. Image shows from L to R: Henry - The Archdeacon (Robertson Hare), The Rt. Rev. Dr. Cuthbert Hever - The Bishop (William Mervyn), The Rev. Mervyn Noote - The Chaplain (Derek Nimmo). Copyright: BBC.

All Gas And Gaiters

BBC One sitcom about mild-mannered clergymen. 33 episodes (pilot + 5 series), 1966 - 1971. Stars Robertson Hare, William Mervyn, Derek Nimmo, John Barron and others.

Series 3, Episode 5 - The Bishop Takes A Holiday

There is evidence that the Methodists are poaching Anglican congregations so the Bishop decides to fight fire with fire.

Notes

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

Broadcast details

Date
Wednesday 5th February 1969
Time
7:30pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Robertson Hare Henry - The Archdeacon
William Mervyn The Rt. Rev. Dr. Cuthbert Hever - The Bishop
Derek Nimmo The Rev. Mervyn Noote - The Chaplain
Ernest Clark Lionel Pugh Critchley - The Dean
Guest cast
Marjorie Rhodes Mrs. Shoebridge
Ann Way Mrs. Plummer
Frederick Peisley Mr. Loder
Brian Lloyd Actor
Peter Blair-Stewart Actor
Writing team
Pauline Devaney Writer
Edwin Apps Writer
Production team
John Howard Davies Producer
Richard Wilmot Production Designer
Stanley Myers Composer