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.

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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.

The DVD set presents the complete series, originally transmitted in 1976.

From Series 1, Episode 2. Featuring: David Jason (Bernard 'Shorty' Mepstead), Peter Armitage (Randolph Mepstead), Pat Heywood (Mrs. Mepstead).