Please Sir!. Bernard Hedges (John Alderton). Copyright: London Weekend Television
Please Sir!

Please Sir!

  • TV sitcom
  • ITV1
  • 1968 - 1972
  • 55 episodes (4 series)

Teacher Bernard Hedges struggles to keep control over the unruly pupils at Fenn Street Secondary School. His form, 5C, are notoriously uneducatable. Stars John Alderton, Deryck Guyler, Noel Howlett, Joan Sanderson, Richard Davies and more.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 4 - A Near Greek Tragedy

Troublesome pupil Abapellogopholis returns to school for the first time during the term, having been detained on judicial matters. He doesn't take kindly to Mr Hedges' attemptes at discipline, and calls in his uncle to sort the new teacher out.

Further details

Appollon Abapellogopholis means more problems for Bernard Hedges. Pronouncing his name is trouble enough, but when Appollon rings the school fire alarm he decides to take firm measures with the boy.

Broadcast details

Friday 29th November 1968
45 minutes

Cast & crew

John Alderton Bernard Hedges
Deryck Guyler Norman Potter
Noel Howlett Mr Morris Cromwell
Joan Sanderson Doris Ewell
Richard Davies Mr Price
Erik Chitty Mr Smith
Malcolm McFee Peter Craven
Peter Cleall Eric Duffy
Liz Gebhardt Maureen Bullock
Penny Spencer Sharon Eversleigh
David Barry Frankie Abbott
Peter Denyer Dennis Dunstable
Guest cast
Ann Lancaster Mrs. Pearce
Winifred Braemar Mrs. Armitage
Fred Beauman (as Frederick Beauman) Uncle Niklos
Roger Carey Appollon Abapellogopholis
Alan Mason Actor
Tony Allef Actor
Writing team
John Esmonde Writer
Bob Larbey Writer
Production team
Mark Stuart Director
Mark Stuart Producer
Bryce Walmsley Production Designer

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