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


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    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
    Ray Helm Editor
    Gordon Melhuish Production Designer
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