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 5, Episode 6 - The Busmen's Ball

The annual Busmen's Ball comes round once again and Arthur has decided that he and Olive will not be attending such a low-brow affair. Then he discovers what this year's cabaret is going to be...

Broadcast details

Sunday 24th October 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 Rudge
Guest cast
Wendy Richard Elsie
Glen Whitter Chalkie
Writing team
Ronald Chesney Writer
Ronald Wolfe Writer
Production team
Derrick Goodwin Director
Derrick Goodwin Producer

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