L For Lester. Lester Small (Brian Murphy). Copyright: BBC
L For Lester

L For Lester

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Two
  • 1982
  • 6 episodes (1 series)

The tranquillity of a small west country town is destroyed by the misfortunes of local driving instructor Lester Small. Stars Brian Murphy, Hilda Braid, James Cossins, Amanda Barrie, Colin Spaull and more.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 2

After encountering a railway train whilst given Mrs Davies her most recent driving lesson, Lester must also face the difficulties of buying a new car.

Broadcast details

Friday 15th October 1982
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Brian Murphy Lester Small
Hilda Braid Gloria Davies
James Cossins Chief Inspector Rodgers
Amanda Barrie Sally Small
Colin Spaull Bert the Milkman
Richard Vernon John Davies
John Forgeham Alf Bayley
Linda Robson Jenny
Dudley Long P.C. Bright
Tony Millan Sid
Guest cast
John Horsley Charles Draper
Mary Maude Miss Scott
Pip Short P.C. Cartwright
Hamilton McLeod P.C. Wilson
Writing team
Dudley Long Writer
Production team
John B Hobbs Director
Dennis Main Wilson Producer
John Carr Editor
Ian Williams Editor
Bob Cove Production Designer
Ronnie Hazlehurst Composer
Phoebe De Gaye Costume Designer
Geoff Shaw Lighting Designer

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