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 4

Chrome Hall is in preparation for a banquet, but first Rustless must contend with cook.


Rosemary Lord may have been replaced by Maeve Leslie in this episode.

Broadcast details

Friday 2nd May 1969
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Ronnie Barker Lord Rustless
Ronnie Barker Announcer
Frank Gatliff Badger
Josephine Tewson Miss Bates
Mary Baxter Cook
David Jason Dithers
Guest cast
Jo Kendall Phyllis
Graham Armitage Man
Christina Artemis Miss Green
Rosemary Lord Greta
Jan Rossini Muriel
Ronnie Barker Edward
Ronnie Barker Yokel
Maeve Leslie Actor
Writing team
Alan Ayckbourn (as Peter Caulfield) Writer
Ronnie Barker (as Gerald Wiley) Writer
Graeme Garden Writer
Bill Oddie Writer
Eric Idle Writer
Production team
Maurice Murphy Director
Humphrey Barclay Producer
Ray Millichope Editor
Roger Hall Production Designer
Terry Gilliam Caricatures
Bryan Bagge Production Designer

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