British Comedy Guide

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 3, Episode 1 is repeated on ITV3 today at 3:45pm.

Series 3, Episode 6 - The Snake

The Indian busmen hold a social evening in the depot canteen with an attractive snake dancer. Jack steals the opportunity to ask her out, and asks Stan to take his washing home for him - complete with slithery companion!

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 6th February 1970
Time
8:30pm
Channel
ITV
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

  1. Friday 27th April 2018 at 4:20pm on ITV3

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Cast & crew

Regular cast
Reg Varney Stan Butler
Bob Grant Jack Harper
Stephen Lewis Inspector Blake
Anna Karen Olive
Doris Hare Mum
Michael Robbins Arthur
Guest cast
Julia Mendez Fatima
Ishaq Bux Ahmed
Vemu Makunda Vina Player
Austin Baptiste Tabla Player
Writing team
Ronald Chesney Writer
Ronald Wolfe Writer
Production team
Stuart Allen Director
Stuart Allen Producer
Andrew Gardner Production Designer

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