It Ain't Half Hot Mum. Image shows from L to R: BSM 'Shut Up' Williams (Windsor Davies), Bombardier 'Gloria' Beaumont (Melvyn Hayes). Copyright: BBC.

It Ain't Half Hot Mum

BBC One sitcom focusing on the army. 56 episodes (8 series), 1974 - 1981. Stars Windsor Davies, Don Estelle, Melvyn Hayes, Michael Bates and others.

Series 5, Episode 1 - Front Line Entertainers

The Concert Party are worried they are getting too close to the fighting when they are posted to Burma...

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 25th October 1977
Time
8pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Windsor Davies BSM 'Shut Up' Williams
Don Estelle Gunner 'Lofty' Sugden
Melvyn Hayes Bombardier 'Gloria' Beaumont
Michael Bates Rangi Ram
Donald Hewlett Colonel Charles Reynolds
Michael Knowles Captain Jonathan Ashwood
Christopher Mitchell Gunner 'Parky' Parkin
John Clegg Gunner 'Paderewski' Graham
Stuart McGugan Gunner 'Atlas' MacKintosh
Mike Kinsey Gunner 'Nosher' Evans
Kenneth MacDonald Gunner 'Nobby' Clark
Dino Shafeek Char Wallah Muhammed
Babar Bhatti Punka Wallah Rumzan
Guest cast
Edmund Pegge Slim
Peter Cartwright Okker
Writing team
David Croft Writer
Jimmy Perry Writer
Production team
David Croft Producer
Bryan Ellis Production Designer