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 7 is repeated on Gold on Sunday at 7:10am.

Series 1, Episode 11 - The Boat

Shorty, convinced it's his lack of word-power that's getting him nowhere with Kath, is desperate for help. Randy offers some practice in the fine art of chatting up, but in the meantime, Kath arrives with news that renders Mrs Mepstead speechless...

Broadcast details

Friday 12th November 1976
30 minutes


  1. Wednesday 15th April 2020 at 7:20am on Gold

Cast & crew

Regular cast
David Jason Bernard 'Shorty' Mepstead
Peter Armitage Randolph Mepstead
Cheryl Hall Kathleen Peake
Pat Heywood Mrs. Mepstead
Guest cast
Glynn Edwards Mr. Peake
Penny Spencer Woman in Street
Linda Cunningham Cheryl
Melita Manger Cheryl's Friend
Writing team
Terence Frisby Writer
Production team
Mike Vardy Director
Humphrey Barclay Producer
Frank Webb Editor
David Catley Production Designer

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