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 6, Episode 4 is repeated on ITV3 today at 3:50pm.

Series 4, Episode 5 - Christmas Duty

Stan and Jack are lumbered with Christmas Day duty in the depot.


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

Broadcast details

Friday 25th December 1970
30 minutes


  1. Tuesday 7th July 2009 at 6:50pm on ITV3
  2. Friday 11th June 2010 at 6:50pm on ITV3
  3. Tuesday 21st December 2010 at 7:30pm on ITV3
  4. Tuesday 20th December 2011 at 4:05pm on ITV3
  5. Thursday 29th December 2011 at 2:55pm on ITV3
  6. Thursday 29th December 2011 at 6:20pm on ITV3
  7. Friday 30th December 2011 at 2:35am on ITV3
  8. Thursday 20th December 2012 at 5:50pm on ITV3
  9. Friday 21st December 2012 at 6:30am on ITV3
  10. Saturday 22nd December 2012 at 7:40am on ITV3
  11. Wednesday 26th December 2012 at 12:45am on ITV3
  12. Monday 18th March 2013 at 2:55am on ITV3
  13. Monday 15th April 2013 at 2:30am on ITV3
  14. Wednesday 24th December 2014 at 6:10am on ITV3
  15. Sunday 28th December 2014 at 5:25am on ITV3
  16. Monday 14th December 2015 at 4:20pm on ITV3
  17. Tuesday 29th December 2015 at 6:00am on ITV3
  18. Monday 4th January 2016 at 5:30am on ITV3
  19. Sunday 6th March 2016 at 6:55am on ITV3
  20. Thursday 30th June 2016 at 4:50pm on ITV3
  21. Thursday 20th October 2016 at 4:50pm on ITV3
  22. Tuesday 21st February 2017 at 5:20pm on ITV3
  23. Sunday 26th February 2017 at 6:00am on ITV3
  24. Monday 22nd May 2017 at 4:45pm on ITV3
  25. Tuesday 1st August 2017 at 5:20pm on ITV3
  26. Tuesday 26th September 2017 at 4:55pm on ITV3
  27. Wednesday 27th September 2017 at 12:15pm on ITV3
  28. Tuesday 26th December 2017 at 5:35am on ITV3
  29. Friday 29th December 2017 at 6:25am on ITV3
  30. Sunday 31st December 2017 at 6:25am on ITV3
  31. Friday 2nd February 2018 at 4:20pm on ITV3

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