On The Buses. Stan Butler (Reg Varney). Copyright: London Weekend Television.

On The Buses

ITV sitcom about a bus driver, his colleagues and family. 74 episodes (7 series), 1969 - 1973. Stars Reg Varney, Bob Grant, Stephen Lewis, Anna Karen and others.

Series 1, Episode 2 - The New Conductor

Stan is always nervous when he has a new conductor but this time he is in for a pleasant surprise!

Further details

Stan is on edge at the prospect of a new conductor but his fears melt away when he gets an attractive conductress called Iris. Even though she lands Stan in trouble with the Inspector they get on so well that romance may be in the air.

However, a visit to the Butler house after their first date spells disaster with a combination of mum's bloomers, cocoa and kipper sandwiches sure to kill any passion!


The title of this episode is not given on-screen.

Broadcast details

Friday 7th March 1969
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Reg Varney Stan Butler
Bob Grant Jack Harper
Stephen Lewis Inspector Blake
Anna Karen Olive
Cicely Courtneidge Mum
Michael Robbins Arthur
Guest cast
Gwendolyn Watts Iris
Writing team
Ronald Chesney Writer
Ronald Wolfe Writer
Production team
Stuart Allen Director
Stuart Allen Producer
David Catley Production Designer

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