Photograph courtesy of Revelation Films. Larger Workman (Eric Sykes). Copyright: Thames Television.

The Plank

ITV film about workmen and a plank of wood. 1 episode in 1979. Stars Eric Sykes, Arthur Lowe, Lionel Blair, Henry Cooper and others.

Cast & Crew

Main cast
Eric Sykes Larger Workman
Arthur Lowe Smaller Workman
Lionel Blair Home owner
Henry Cooper Man in pub
Harry H. Corbett Amorous van driver
Bernard Cribbins Painter
Robert Dorning Fork-lift truck driver
Diana Dors Woman at window
Charlie Drake Man with cake
Jimmy Edwards Constable
Liza Goddard Girl not crossing road
Deryck Guyler Milkman
Charles Hawtrey Amorous van driver's mate
Frankie Howerd Photographer
James Hunt Driver with eye patch
Wilfred Hyde White Old man
Joanna Lumley Hitch-hiker
Kenny Lynch Dustman
Brian Murphy Van driver at timber yard
Kate O'Mara "It's paint" woman
Ann Sidney Model
Reg Varney Window cleaner
Frank Windsor Impatient driver
Writing team
Eric Sykes Writer
Production team
Eric Sykes Director
Dennis Kirkland Producer
John Plummer Editor
David Richens Production Designer
Alan Braden Composer