Potter. Redvers Potter (Arthur Lowe). Copyright: BBC
Potter

Potter

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 1979 - 1983
  • 20 episodes (3 series)

Redvers Potter suddenly finds himself facing enforced retirement when his family sweet firm, Pottermints 'the hotter mints', is taken over. Stars Arthur Lowe, Robin Bailey, Noel Dyson, John Barron, John Warner and more.

Potter. Redvers Potter (Arthur Lowe). Copyright: BBC

Key details

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1979 - 1983
Channels
BBC One
Episodes
20 (3 series)
Stars
Arthur Lowe, Robin Bailey, Noel Dyson, John Barron, John Warner, Honor Shepherd, Brenda Cowling, Harry H. Corbett and more
Writer
Roy Clarke
Director
Bernard Thompson
Producers
Peter Whitmore and Bernard Thompson
Companies

The time has come for Redvers Potter to relinquish his role as head of the family confectionary firm, Pottermints - his company has been taken over and he is now going into enforced retirement. His wife, Aileen, is not too happy about having her husband under her feet either, but Potter is determined to make the most of his retirement. He decides he will give people the benefit of his managerial experience - even if they don't want it.

Additional details

Production
Studio
Picture
Colour

Website links

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 1st March 1979 at 8:30pm on BBC One
Last new broadcast
Sunday 28th August 1983 at 10:15pm on BBC One

Share this page