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 9 - Black Power

The headmaster gives Potter permission to advertise for an assistant. He hasn't, however, countenanced the prospect of a young, fit, enthusiastic and efficient black man turning up for the role! Before long Potter fears newcomer Sidney is after his job.

Broadcast details

Saturday 13th November 1971
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Deryck Guyler Norman Potter
Noel Howlett Mr Morris Cromwell
Joan Sanderson Doris Ewell
Richard Davies Mr Price
Erik Chitty Mr Smith
Richard Warwick David Ffitchett-Brown
Guest cast
David Howe Colin Lovelace
Roderick Smith Philip Larch
Derek Griffiths Sidney Noakes
Writing team
Tony Bilbow Writer
Production team
Philip Casson Director
Philip Casson Producer
Mark Stuart Executive Producer
Andrew Gardner Production Designer
Sam Fonteyn Composer

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