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.

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Series 3, Episode 11 - The Facts Of Life

Amidst decorating his new flat with Penny, Bernard's thrown into a moral quandry when Abbott reveals his idea of the methods of procreation. Does he correct the boy and risk suspension from his job, or allow damaging fictions to remain unchallenged?

Further details

When Bernard hears Abbott's version of the facts of life - which can only be described as high fiction - he feels that it is time to teach 5C the facts of life in an adult way.

Broadcast details

Sunday 29th November 1970
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
Jill Kerman Penny Wheeler/Hedges
Malcolm McFee Peter Craven
Peter Cleall Eric Duffy
Liz Gebhardt Maureen Bullock
Penny Spencer Sharon Eversleigh
David Barry Frankie Abbott
Peter Denyer Dennis Dunstable
Writing team
John Esmonde Writer
Bob Larbey Writer
Production team
Alan Wallis Director
Mark Stuart Producer
Barbara Bates Production Designer
Sam Fonteyn Composer

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