Hark At Barker. Lord Rustless (Ronnie Barker). Copyright: London Weekend Television
Hark At Barker

Hark At Barker

  • TV sitcom / sketch show
  • ITV1
  • 1969 - 1970
  • 15 episodes (2 series)

The dogmatic Lord Rustless finds his stately posture frustrated by his uncontrollable staff as he attempts to lecture on a series of topics. Stars Ronnie Barker, Frank Gatliff, Josephine Tewson, Mary Baxter, David Jason and Moira Foot

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 3

Rustless lectures on an infamous conflict in English military history, the Civil War battle of Coutts-Hill, whilst Dithers speeds around the grounds on the petrol-driven lawnmower.

Broadcast details

Friday 25th April 1969
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Ronnie Barker Lord Rustless
Ronnie Barker Announcer
Frank Gatliff Badger
Josephine Tewson Miss Bates
Mary Baxter Cook
Guest cast
Roger Avon Sergeant
David Battley Constable
Blake Butler Inland Revenue Man
Rosamund Burne Drunk's Wife
Ronnie Barker Mr. Culpepper
Ronnie Barker Ken Culpepper
Ronnie Barker Montefiore Culpepper
Ronnie Barker Drunk Man
Lesley Daine Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Alan Ayckbourn (as Peter Caulfield) Writer
Ronnie Barker (as Gerald Wiley) Writer
Bill Oddie Writer
Chris Miller Writer
John Junkin Writer
Production team
Maurice Murphy Director
Humphrey Barclay Producer
Ray Millichope Editor
Roger Hall Production Designer
Terry Gilliam Caricatures

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