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 7, Episode 8 is repeated on ITV3 tomorrow at 1:55am.

Series 4, Episode 12 - The Injury

Attempts to redecorate the bathroom leads to a very painful set of injuries for Stan when Olive gives him a hand. Fearing he'll be unable to work for weeks, Jack concocts a plan to get the firm to pay.


Filmed in black & white due to industrial action by ITV technicians.

Broadcast details

Sunday 14th February 1971
30 minutes


    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
    Michael Slater Joe (The Mechanic/Maintenance Man)
    Patricia Shakesby The Nurse
    Writing team
    Ronald Chesney Writer
    Ronald Wolfe Writer
    Production team
    Stuart Allen Director
    Stuart Allen Producer
    Alan Hunter-Craig Production Designer

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