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 8 - The Gaol Birds

Mr. Swindley is spending the night in a police cell with an old acquaintance called Jeb. When Mr. Hunt arrives to try to get him released, the circumstances that led to his incarceration are revealed ...

Broadcast details

Friday 4th March 1966
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Arthur Lowe Leonard Swindley
Robert Dorning Mr Walter Hunt
Betty Driver Mrs. Edgeley
Guest cast
Mervyn Johns Jeb
Colin Edwynn Police Constable
Hazel Hughes Vera Bradshaw
Barbara Mitchell Agnes Bradshaw
Marie Hopps Woman in bus shelter
Writing team
Harry Driver Writer
Vince Powell Writer
Production team
Michael Cox Director
Derek Granger Producer
H.V. Kershaw Executive Producer