Turn Out The Lights. Image shows from L to R: Walter Hunt (Robert Dorning), Leonard Swindley (Arthur Lowe). Copyright: Granada Television.

Turn Out The Lights

ITV sitcom about ghost hunting. 6 episodes (1 series) in 1967. Stars Arthur Lowe and Robert Dorning.

Series 1, Episode 3 - A Big Hand For A Little Lady

When a noisy poltergeist strikes among the scantily clad showgirls of a Midland club, the sequins fall and feathers fairly fly. But when Leonard Swindley arrives to investigate the phenomena, all sorts of after-dark secrets are brought out into the open.


This episode no longer exists in the archives. It is missing, believed wiped.

Broadcast details

Friday 20th January 1967
55 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Arthur Lowe Leonard Swindley
Robert Dorning Walter Hunt
Guest cast
Clive Elliott Waiter
Yootha Joyce Monica Nolan
Trevor Bannister Ricky Dean
Dermot Kelly Jimmy Roach
Judith Barker Ann Sankey
Myrtle Reed Joan Bishop
Lewis Wilson Harry Richards
Ivor Salter Eric Mahoney
Michael Robbins Rowley Bishop
Joan Scott Salvation Army Lieutenant
Geoffrey Reed Man in Club
Derek Williams Second Man in Club
Monica Charles Rita Newton
Wendy Richard Veronica Woods
Writing team
Peter Eckersley Writer
Kenneth Cope Writer
Production team
David Boisseau Director
Derek Granger Producer
Denis Parkin Production Designer