Lucky Feller. Bernard 'Shorty' Mepstead (David Jason). Copyright: London Weekend Television.

Lucky Feller

ITV sitcom about a man luckless in love. 14 episodes (pilot + 1 series) in 1976. Stars David Jason, Peter Armitage, Cheryl Hall and Pat Heywood.

Episode 4 is repeated on Gold tomorrow at 7:25am.

Lucky Feller. Image shows from L to R: Kathleen Peake (Cheryl Hall), Bernard 'Shorty' Mepstead (David Jason). Copyright: London Weekend Television.

Lucky Feller

Sitcom starring David Jason as the younger of two brothers living at home with their mum, from where they run a small plumbing and repair business

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1976
Channel
ITV
Episodes
14   (1 pilot + 1 series)
Starring
David Jason, Peter Armitage, Cheryl Hall and Pat Heywood
Writer
Terence Frisby
Director
Mike Vardy
Producer
Humphrey Barclay

Brothers Shorty and Randolph Mepsted both live at home with their mum in Brockley, south east London. Shorty is the shy, retiring type while Randolph is a ladies' man. Together they run a small plumbing and repair business.

Over the course of the series, our incredibly unlucky 'Lucky Feller' attempts to come up trumps in getting the girl of his dreams, Kath. Unfortunately for Shorty, she's fallen for his womanising brother...

Production Details

Production company
Soundtrack
Theme song performed by The Tony Mansell Singers.
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 3rd September 1976 on ITV at 6:30pm
Last new broadcast
Friday 26th November 1976 on ITV at 6:30pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes
Upcoming repeats
  1. Series 1 Episode 4: Tomorrow at 7:25am on Gold
  2. Series 1 Episode 5: Tuesday at 7:30am on Gold
  3. Series 1 Episode 6: Wednesday at 7:20am on Gold
  4. Series 1 Episode 7: Thursday at 7:30am on Gold
  5. Series 1 Episode 8: Friday at 7:25am on Gold
  6. Series 1 Episode 7: Sunday 12th April at 7:10am on Gold
  7. Series 1 Episode 8: Sunday 12th April at 7:35am on Gold
  8. Series 1 Episode 7: Monday 13th April at 3:35am on Gold
  9. Series 1 Episode 8: Monday 13th April at 7:25am on Gold
  10. Series 1 Episode 10: Tuesday 14th April at 7:20am on GoldShow all repeats
  11. Series 1 Episode 11: Wednesday 15th April at 7:15am on Gold
  12. Series 1 Episode 12: Thursday 16th April at 7:15am on Gold
  13. Series 1 Episode 13: Friday 17th April at 7:15am on Gold

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