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 13 - Peace In Our Time

It's 5C's last day, and they've promised to behave - at least for Hedges. But as the emotional Bernard attempts to 'play it cool', the kids get the hump - will they accept the invitations to his wedding to Penny?

Further details

As 5C break up for the last time they prepare to take life by the throat, the shirt, the vest or anything else they can lay their hands on. They will return - at Christmas for a special event.


This episode was filmed in black and white only due to an ITV-wide strike of colour television technicians.

Broadcast details

Sunday 13th December 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
Guest cast
David Howe 3B Boy
Writing team
John Esmonde Writer
Bob Larbey Writer
Production team
Mark Stuart Director
Mark Stuart Producer
Barbara Bates Production Designer
Sam Fonteyn Composer

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