Is It Legal?. Image shows from L to R: Alison (Kate Isitt), Bob Birch (Patrick Barlow), Stella Phelps (Imelda Staunton), Darren (Matthew Ashforde), Colin Lotus (Richard Lumsden). Copyright: Hartswood Films Ltd.

Is It Legal?

ITV and Channel 4 sitcom in a small town solicitors' office. 21 episodes (3 series), 1995 - 1998. Stars Imelda Staunton, Patrick Barlow, Richard Lumsden, Kate Isitt and others.

Series 3, Episode 1 - A Question Of Pants

Dick has taken early retirement, and Bob feels somewhat hard done by when Colin gets the newly-vacated, luxury private office. Stella decides to usher in the new era by asking the staff for their thoughts of office life...

Broadcast details

Date
Wednesday 28th October 1998
Time
9:30pm
Channel
Channel 4
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Imelda Staunton Stella Phelps
Patrick Barlow Bob Birch
Richard Lumsden Colin Lotus
Kate Isitt Alison
Matthew Ashforde Darren
Writing team
Simon Nye Writer
Elaine Cameron Script Editor
Production team
Martin Dennis Director
Beryl Vertue Producer
Michael Treen Producer
Mykola Pawluk Editor
David Buckingham Production Designer
Mark Russell Composer