Spanner's Eleven. Image shows from L to R: Albert Spanner (Ronnie Barker), Councillor Mortimer Todd (Bill Maynard). Copyright: BBC
Spanner's Eleven

Spanner's Eleven

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Two
  • 1973
  • 1 pilot

Comedy pilot starring Ronnie Barker. Driver Albert Spanner tries to save his beloved past-time job, as manager of the failing local football team. Stars Ronnie Barker, Bill Maynard, Priscilla Morgan, John Cater, Louis Mansi and more.

Cast & crew credits

Ronnie Barker Albert Spanner
Bill Maynard Councillor Mortimer Todd
Priscilla Morgan Vera Spanner
John Cater Horace the Vet
Louis Mansi Little Duckett
Christopher Biggins Cyril 'Sir Laurence'
Geoffrey Todd Morris
John Rutland Opposing Trainer
Brian Godfrey Playboy
Stephen Calcutt Butterfingers
Melanie Jane Girlfriend
Ian Gray Opposing Footballer
Writing team
Roy Clarke Writer
Production team
Harold Snoad Director
Harold Snoad Producer
James Gilbert Executive Producer
Ray Millichope Editor
David Chandler Production Designer
Max Harris Composer

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