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

Please Sir!

ITV sitcom about a school. 55 episodes (4 series), 1968 - 1972. Stars John Alderton, Deryck Guyler, Noel Howlett, Joan Sanderson and others.

Series 1, Episode 5 - Barbarian Librarians

Tasked with looking after the library, Mr Hedges ropes 5C in to help. When the room is ransacked, he knows exactly where to turn.

Further details

Bernard Hedges' touching faith in the virtues of 5C is often misplaced. The worst seems to have happened when he entrusts them with the library key in order to look after it, outside school hours.

Broadcast details

Friday 6th December 1968
45 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
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
Michael Holden Webster
Arnold Peters Head of Governors
Writing team
John Esmonde Writer
Bob Larbey Writer
Production team
Mark Stuart Director
Mark Stuart Producer
David Catley Production Designer