No Appointment Necessary

BBC One sitcom. 7 episodes (1 series) in 1977. Stars Roy Kinnear, Josephine Tewson, Avril Angers, Robert Dorning, Claire Faulconbridge and Denis Bond.

Series 1

1. No Appointment Necessary

First broadcast: Friday 10th June 1977

When Alf Butler brings in an experienced manageress to run his hairdressing salon, he discovers that a new broom can sweep very clean ...

Details

2. The Shampoo Jungle

First broadcast: Friday 17th June 1977

It's always shops and it's always on a Thursday night

Details

3. The French Connection

First broadcast: Friday 24th June 1977

It's automatic, isn't it - any invite that comes to this salon naturally includes me Alf tries to impress Penelope and win a trip to Paris ...

Details

4. Publish And Be Damned

First broadcast: Friday 1st July 1977

It's purely a matter of observation. I always say, there's a story in everyone. Problems for Alf when a prominent citizen threatens to make his non-payment of bills public ...

Details

5. An Offer You Can't Refuse

First broadcast: Friday 8th July 1977

Well, I don't need you. I have someone who wants me for myself. Beryl receives an offer from a rival salon ...

Details

6. Like Father, Like Son

First broadcast: Friday 15th July 1977

But this one is an investment - his father is the mayor - the Mayor makes Alf an offer he finds difficult to refuse.

Details

7. Shampoo And Set ... And Shave!

First broadcast: Friday 22nd July 1977

What I'm suggesting is that we put a man's section in the salon. But when they do it causes quite a stir ...

Details