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 4, Episode 2 - The Pruning Of Hedges

Finding the school a wholly different environment without 5C, Hedges decides to resign his post at Fenn Street in order to concentrate on an educational course. If only he could pluck up the courage to speak to the headmaster...

Broadcast details

Saturday 25th September 1971
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
Guest cast
Arnold Peters Head of Governors
Wendy Richard Rita
Writing team
John Esmonde Writer
Bob Larbey Writer
Production team
Howard Ross Director
Mark Stuart Executive Producer
Andrew Gardner Production Designer
Sam Fonteyn Composer

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