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 12 - The Brain Drain

In an attempt to recruit new staff for the store, Mr Swindley is sent to attend Careers Day at Brookfield High School with orders to bring back the cream and not the clots!

Broadcast details

Wednesday 18th August 1965
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Arthur Lowe Leonard Swindley
Paul Dawkins Mr. Parbold
Joy Stewart Miss Sinclair
Guest cast
Judith Furse Miss Buxton
Helen Cotterill Beryl
Geoffrey Palmer Mr Bentley
Jack Austin Mr Maxwell
Penny Ryder Mary
Writing team
Geoffrey Lancashire Writer
Production team
Wally Butler (as Walter Butler) Director
Harry Driver Producer
Terry Pritchard Production Designer