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 3 - Olive Takes A Trip

Stan's job is made more difficult when Olive becomes a clippie aboard his bus...

Further details

Stan is in for a shock when Olive gets a job as a clippie at the bus depot. Things get even worse when she is put on his bus and disaster ensues. She proceeds to get trapped in the bus doors and suffers from travel sickness, but can Stan and mum stop Olive from getting the sack or will Stan's ingenuity save the day?

Broadcast details

Friday 14th 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
Geoffrey Denton Old Gentleman
Terry Duggan Irate Passenger
Michael Slater Family Man
Writing team
Ronald Chesney Writer
Ronald Wolfe Writer
Production team
Stuart Allen Director
Stuart Allen Producer
David Catley Production Designer

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