Bloomers. Image shows from L to R: Dingley (David Swift), Stan (Richard Beckinsale). Copyright: BBC.

Bloomers

BBC Two sitcom. 5 episodes (1 series) in 1979. Stars Richard Beckinsale, Anna Calder-Marshall, June Ritchie, David Swift, Paul Curran and Pat Gorman.

Series 1, Episode 4

Dingley is depressed because the Council are about to paint a yellow line outside the shop and restrict parking. Stan's answer is to give him a book on philosophy called 'Action and Being' but is surprised by how much action he gets.

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 18th October 1979
Time
9:30pm
Channel
BBC Two
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Richard Beckinsale Stan
David Swift Dingley
Paul Curran George
Pat Gorman Pub landlord
Guest cast
Beryl Nesbitt Connie
Kenneth Watson Traffic warden
Jane Morant Customer
Ralph Watson Policeman
Writing team
James Saunders Writer
Production team
Roger Race Producer
Roger Murray-Leach Production Designer