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.

Lucky Feller - The Complete Series

Lucky Feller - The Complete Series

David Jason stars with Peter Armitage in this LWT sitcom centred around the tangled romantic lives of two brothers living at home with their mum in south-east London. Often regarded as a precursor to Only Fools And Horses, Lucky Feller was a relatively early showcase for Jason's comic talents, penned by Terence Frisby - the award-winning author of stage hit There's A Girl In My Soup - and produced by comedy veteran Humphrey Barclay. This set presents the complete series, originally transmitted in 1976.

In a role which would be reversed to phenomenal success less than a decade later, Jason plays nerdy, girl-shy Shorty Mepstead, with Armitage as his sharper, more worldly brother Randy; together, the siblings run a small plumbing and repair business. Unfortunately, Randy is also a consummate chat-up artist with no shortage of female admirers - and they include Shorty's girlfriend, Kath...

First released: Monday 22nd September 2014

Extras

  • Unscreened pilot
  • Image gallery
  • Distributor: Network
  • Region: 2
  • Discs: 2
  • Minutes: 359
  • Catalogue: 7954272

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