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.

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Series 5, Episode 8

Jacko finds himself out of a home. Eric and Jean are moving to Reigate. Veronica leaves for Sicily with Marcello and Elmo is seen leaving casino in his pink car with girlfriends.

Broadcast details

Sunday 7th April 1991
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 5th June 2014 2:40pm Drama
Thursday 5th June 2014 7:00pm Drama
Tuesday 14th April 2015 1:00pm Drama
Tuesday 14th April 2015 6:00pm Drama
Tuesday 16th August 2016 1:40pm Drama
Tuesday 16th August 2016 6:00pm Drama
Saturday 14th January 2017 1:00am Drama
Wednesday 25th October 2017 1:40pm Drama
Wednesday 25th October 2017 6:00pm Drama
Monday 13th May 2019 6:05pm Drama
Friday 26th March 2021 5:20pm Drama
Wednesday 30th March 2022 7:00am Drama
Wednesday 30th March 2022 5:20pm Drama

Cast & crew

Karl Howman Jacko
Elizabeth Counsell Veronica Bainbridge
Mike Walling Eric
Jackie Lye Sandra
Howard Lew Lewis Elmo
Nicky Croydon Jean
Erika Hoffman Lesley
Guest cast
Bogdan Kominowski Marcello Morella
Charlotte Pyecroft Suzie
Writing team
John Esmonde Writer
Bob Larbey Writer
Production team
John B Hobbs Director
John B Hobbs Producer
David Good Editor
Mick Hitchman Editor
Garry Freeman Production Designer
Valerie Spooner Costume Designer
Lisa Pickering Make-up Designer
Henry Barber Lighting Designer

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