Mann's Best Friends. Image shows from L to R: Henry Mann (Barry Stanton), Hamish James Ordway (Fulton Mackay), Dolly Delights (Patricia Brake). Copyright: Thames Television
Mann's Best Friends

Mann's Best Friends

  • TV sitcom
  • Channel 4
  • 1985
  • 6 episodes (1 series)

Comedy about the misfit residents of a lodging house, their landlord, and the ex-water board official who moves in to try to bring some order. Stars Fulton Mackay, Barry Stanton, Bernard Bresslaw, Patricia Brake, Sara Corper and more.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 5

A tenants' meeting does not go remotely to plan for Hamish, who ends up locked in his own car boot. Henry begins to think Hamish is taking far more power than he'd ever imagined.

Broadcast details

Monday 13th May 1985
Channel 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Fulton Mackay Hamish James Ordway
Barry Stanton Henry Mann
Bernard Bresslaw Duncan
Patricia Brake Dolly Delights
Sara Corper Phoebe
Barbara Hicks Mrs. Mann
Liz Smith Mrs. Anstruther
Clive Merrison Irvin
Guest cast
Kim Teoh Mr. Wang
Rita Triesman Mrs. Hislop
Writing team
Roy Clarke Writer
Production team
Derrick Goodwin Director
Derrick Goodwin Producer
Roger Holmes Editor
Colin Andrews Production Designer
Dave Mackay Composer

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