Pardon The Expression. Leonard Swindley (Arthur Lowe). Copyright: Granada Television.

Pardon The Expression

ITV sitcom set in a shop. 37 episodes (2 series), 1965 - 1966. Stars Arthur Lowe, Paul Dawkins, Robert Dorning, Betty Driver and others.

Series 1, Episode 1 - The First Day

Leonard Swindley's first day at Dobson & Hawks gets off to an inauspicious beginning. His task is simply to go to the bank to get change for the store, but he loses a vital key for the security bag!

Broadcast details

Wednesday 2nd June 1965
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Arthur Lowe Leonard Swindley
Paul Dawkins Mr. Parbold
Betty Driver Mrs. Edgeley
Joy Stewart Miss Sinclair
Barbara Young Pam Plummer
Holly Doone Mavis Foster
Guest cast
Yvonne Antrobus Jose Jackson
Ivor Salter Workman
Roy Maxwell 1st Bank teller
Writing team
Harry Driver Writer
Jack Rosenthal Writer
Production team
Wally Butler (as Walter Butler) Director
Harry Driver Producer
H.V. Kershaw Executive Producer
Denis Parkin Production Designer