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 2, Episode 1 - The Economy Drive

Brigadier Hawk, the Chairman of Dobson and Hawks department store has issued an order for the staff to economise. Leonard Swindley, assistant manager, proves excellent at the task - even cutting the boss down to size!

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 10th January 1966
Time
9:10pm
Channel
ITV
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Arthur Lowe Leonard Swindley
Robert Dorning Mr Walter Hunt
Betty Driver Mrs. Edgeley
Joy Stewart Miss Sinclair
Anthony Sharp Brigadier Hawk
Guest cast
Jack Smethurst Dave
Writing team
Harry Driver Writer
Vince Powell Writer
Production team
Michael Cox Director
Derek Granger Producer
H.V. Kershaw Executive Producer
Peter Caldwell Production Designer