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.

Series 1, Episode 9 - Where There's Life There's Soap

When the machines at the launderette break down and start spewing out soap suds on a Sunday afternoon, Shorty and Randy are hired by the owner to get his 'automated, computerised' system running again. Not a good time for the truth to be revealed about Randy and Kath!

Broadcast details

Friday 29th October 1976
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
David Jason Bernard 'Shorty' Mepstead
Peter Armitage Randolph Mepstead
Cheryl Hall Kathleen Peake
Pat Heywood Mrs. Mepstead
Guest cast
Josephine Tewson Shirley
Saeed Jaffrey Laundromat Owner
James Appleby Policeman
Johnnie Clayton Passer-by
Eileen Beldon Laundromat Customer
Alfie Curtis Laundromat Customer
Maya Kemp Laundromat Customer
Angela Delaney Laundromat Customer
Writing team
Terence Frisby Writer
Production team
Mike Vardy Director
Humphrey Barclay Producer

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