Vacant Lot. Image shows from L to R: Alf Grimble (Alfie Bass), William Bendlove (Bill Fraser). Copyright: ABC Television.

Vacant Lot

ITV sitcom. 7 episodes (1 series) in 1967. Stars Alfie Bass, Bill Fraser, Jack Haig, Nicky Henson, Laurie Leigh and Arthur Mullard.

Series 1, Episode 5 - Room For Improvement

Work is slack in the building firm of Bendlove and Bodium Ltd. When foreman Alf Grimble decides to get his bedroom decorated at the firm's expense, Mr. Bendlove has other plans.


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

Broadcast details

Saturday 29th April 1967
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Alfie Bass Alf Grimble
Bill Fraser William Bendlove
Jack Haig Stoker
Nicky Henson Rock
Laurie Leigh Sandra
Arthur Mullard Chippy
Guest cast
Joan Hickson Actor
Writing team
Jeremy Lloyd Writer
Jimmy Grafton Writer
David Climie Writer
Production team
Milo Lewis Director
Milo Lewis Producer
Peter Le Page Production Designer