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 7 - Criminal Negligence

Further escapades at Bendlove and Bodium Ltd.


This episode was recorded as the pilot.

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

Broadcast details

Saturday 13th May 1967
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Alfie Bass Alf Grimble
Bill Fraser William Bendlove
Arthur Mullard Chippy
Guest cast
Murray Melvin Actor
Wensley Pithey Actor
Harry Brunning Actor
Mike Newman Actor
Charlie Bird (as Charles Bird) Actor
Patsy Crowther (as Pat Crowther) Actor
Vi Kane Actor
Trudy Nichols Actor
Arnold Yarrow Actor
Writing team
Ian La Frenais Writer
Dick Clement Writer
Production team
Dick Clement Director
Dick Clement Producer
Roger King Production Designer