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

Lucky Feller

  • TV sitcom
  • ITV
  • 1976
  • 14 episodes (1 series)

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. Also features Peter Armitage, Cheryl Hall and Pat Heywood.

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

Key details

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

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...

Additional details

Production
Studio
Camera set-up
Multi-camera
Picture
Colour
Soundtrack
Theme song performed by The Tony Mansell Singers.

Website links

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 3rd September 1976 at 6:30pm on ITV
Most recent repeats
  • Thursday 4th June 2020 at 7:15am on Gold - Episode 13
  • Wednesday 3rd June 2020 at 7:15am on Gold - Episode 12
  • Monday 1st June 2020 at 7:40am on Gold - Episode 10

Recording details

  • The London Studios

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