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 8 - Thou Shalt Not Grass

Doreen has got herself a job and Bowler is unimpressed - he gets her the sack. Each time she gets a new job he does the same and this cycle seems to suit Bowler until somebody other than him gets her the sack!

Broadcast details

Sunday 16th September 1973
25 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
George Baker Stanley Bowler
Fred Beauman Reg
Renny Lister Doreen Bowler
Guest cast
Christopher Benjamin Supt. Chamberlain
Robert Hartley Head waiter
John Sharp Bishop
Arnold Diamond Senior officer
Howard Goorney Mr Amiss
Richard Borthwick Inspector
Writing team
John Esmonde Writer
Bob Larbey Writer
Production team
Philip Casson Producer
Gordon Melhuish Production Designer