The Bounder. Howard Booth (Peter Bowles). Copyright: Yorkshire Television
The Bounder

The Bounder

  • TV sitcom
  • ITV
  • 1982 - 1983
  • 14 episodes (2 series)

Howard Booth, a debonair confidence trickster, newly released from prison and now making his brother-in-law Trevor's life a misery. Stars Peter Bowles, George Cole, Rosalind Ayres and Isla Blair.

The Bounder. Image shows from L to R: Trevor Mountjoy (George Cole), Howard Booth (Peter Bowles). Copyright: Yorkshire Television

Key details

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1982 - 1983
Channels
ITV
Episodes
14 (2 series)
Stars
Peter Bowles, George Cole, Rosalind Ayres and Isla Blair
Writer
Eric Chappell
Director
Vernon Lawrence
Producer
Vernon Lawrence
Companies

Trevor Mountjoy is about to find his life changing for the worse when his brother-in-law Howard descends upon his household. Howard has just been released from prison after serving a sentence for embezzlement and he wastes no time in getting his feet under the table.

His sister, Mary, believes he would be perfect for Laura, the rich widow next door, but will she fall for his charms - or see through his facade?

Additional details

Production
Studio
Camera set-up
Multi-camera
Picture
Colour

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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 16th April 1982 at 8:30pm on ITV

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