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 5

Lord Rustless has Bates and Badger playing detective as he searches for the mysterious 'Agnes' and the elusive 'Gudge', whose names and love notes he finds strewn through a number of his books and papers.

Broadcast details

Friday 9th May 1969
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Ronnie Barker Lord Rustless
Ronnie Barker Announcer
Frank Gatliff Badger
Josephine Tewson Miss Bates
Mary Baxter Cook
Guest cast
Joyce Grant Phoebe Beebee
Pauline Yates Girl Compere
Ronnie Barker Man Under Desk
Ronnie Barker Fred Fearnley
May Warden Announcer's Mother
Tony McKinnon Husband
Thelma Taylor Wife
Stevie Vaughan Bikini-clad Girl
Scarlett O'Dare Bikini-clad Girl
Writing team
Alan Ayckbourn (as Peter Caulfield) Writer
Ronnie Barker (as Gerald Wiley) Writer
Graeme Garden Writer
Bill Oddie Writer
John Brendan Writer
John Junkin Writer
Charles Kennedy Writer
Production team
Maurice Murphy Director
Humphrey Barclay Producer
Ray Millichope Editor
Roger Hall Production Designer
Terry Gilliam Caricatures

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