Bowler. Stanley Bowler (George Baker). Copyright: London Weekend Television / Rex.


ITV sitcom spin-off from The Fenn Street Gang. 13 episodes (1 series) in 1973. Stars George Baker, Fred Beauman, Renny Lister and Gretchen Franklin.

Series 1, Episode 1 - The Ides Of March

As Stanley Bowler resumes his life outside of prison, his ambitious plans to better himself are frowned upon by his friends - is he going soft and, if so, how hard is soft?

Broadcast details

Sunday 29th July 1973
25 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
George Baker Stanley Bowler
Fred Beauman Reg
Renny Lister Doreen Bowler
Gretchen Franklin Mrs Bowler
Guest cast
Jeffrey Segal Mr Berger
Brian Hall Terry
Michael Brennan Pickaxe
Freddie Earlle Freddie
Johnny Wade Nigel
Peter Greene Man
Richard Shaw Les
Michael Stainton Warder
Writing team
John Esmonde Writer
Bob Larbey Writer
Production team
Philip Casson Producer
Bryan Bagge Production Designer