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 2, Episode 7 - The Decent Thing

Mr Hedges wakes up, heavily hungover, in a strange woman's bed. Upon realising that she is the mother of one of his pupils, he sinks into a state of confusion and moral quandry; particularly when he hears that she's in the club!

Further details

After a particularly raucous night out Bernard wakes up in a strange bed in a state of alcoholic confusion. Things get worse when he discovers the bed belonds to Sharon's mother!


Although filmed in colour, this episode was originally broadcast in black and white.

Broadcast details

Friday 31st October 1969
30 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
Diana Coupland Connie Eversleigh
Writing team
John Esmonde Writer
Bob Larbey Writer
Production team
Mark Stuart Director
Mark Stuart Producer
Barbara Bates Production Designer

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