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

Pardon The Expression

  • TV sitcom
  • ITV
  • 1965 - 1966
  • 37 episodes (2 series)

Leonard Swindley has left Gamma Garments and now finds himself as assistant manager at a national chain store, Dobson and Hawks. Stars Arthur Lowe, Paul Dawkins, Robert Dorning, Betty Driver, Joy Stewart and more.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 3 - The Trouble With Ada

Mr. Parbold decides that, in order to bring the store in-line with average takings across the chain, someone must be sacked. He leaves Swindley with the task, and unsurprisingly the rest of the workforce aren't too pleased.

Broadcast details

Date
Wednesday 16th June 1965
Time
7pm
Channel
ITV
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

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
Betty Hardy Ada Hadfield
Helen Fraser Hilda Norton
Elsie Woodhouse Woman customer
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

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