Brush Strokes. Image shows from L to R: Jacko (Karl Howman), Lionel Bainbridge (Gary Waldhorn), Sandra (Jackie Lye), Eric (Mike Walling). Copyright: BBC
Brush Strokes

Brush Strokes

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 1986 - 1991
  • 40 episodes (5 series)

Jacko, a painter, is an habitual womaniser and cheeky chappy from South London, with somewhat of a loving, sensitive streak lurking not far beneath. Stars Karl Howman, Gary Waldhorn, Elizabeth Counsell, Mike Walling, Jackie Lye and more.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 8

Jacko is still being pursued by Lesley, but Veronica has a bust-up with Lionel and needs a shoulder. Jacko turns to Sandra for some solace.

Broadcast details

Monday 20th October 1986
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 16th April 2014 2:40pm Drama
Wednesday 16th April 2014 7:00pm Drama
Wednesday 25th February 2015 6:00pm Drama
Friday 1st July 2016 1:40pm Drama
Friday 1st July 2016 6:00pm Drama
Sunday 31st July 2016 3:40pm Drama
Monday 11th September 2017 1:40pm Drama
Monday 11th September 2017 6:00pm Drama
Monday 25th March 2019 6:00pm Drama
Wednesday 10th February 2021 5:25pm Drama
Monday 14th February 2022 5:20pm Drama

Cast & crew

Karl Howman Jacko
Gary Waldhorn Lionel Bainbridge
Elizabeth Counsell Veronica Bainbridge
Mike Walling Eric
Jackie Lye Sandra
Howard Lew Lewis Elmo
Kim Thomson Lesley Bainbridge
Writing team
John Esmonde Writer
Bob Larbey Writer
Production team
Mandie Fletcher Director
Sydney Lotterby Producer
Chris Wadsworth Editor
John Jarvis Editor
John Bristow Production Designer
Annie Hardinge Costume Designer
Judith Morgan Make-up Designer
Henry Barber Lighting Designer

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