Whatever Happened To The Likely Lads?. Image shows from L to R: Terry Collier (James Bolam), Bob Ferris (Rodney Bewes). Copyright: BBC
Whatever Happened To The Likely Lads?

Whatever Happened To The Likely Lads?

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 1973 - 1974
  • 27 episodes (2 series)

Colour sequel to the hit 1960s sitcom, The Likely Lads. Terry returns from the army to discover his friend Bob is now engaged and looking to better himself. Stars James Bolam, Rodney Bewes, Brigit Forsyth, Sheila Fearn, Bill Owen and more.

Episode menu

Series 2, Episode 12 - Conduct Unbecoming

Terry has got involved in a ruck with a local hard man, Scaife, and is up before the magistrate. The next evening he is determined to finish the matter but, instead, calls a truce over a pint and a fag - but nobody has told Bob and his comments make for more hostility ...

Broadcast details

Tuesday 19th March 1974
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 4th September 2011 8:00am Gold
Monday 5th September 2011 6:30am Gold
Tuesday 24th January 2012 7:30am Gold
Tuesday 24th January 2012 10:40am Gold
Wednesday 25th April 2012 6:30am Gold
Wednesday 25th April 2012 9:00am Gold
Saturday 6th October 2012 7:20am Gold
Sunday 7th October 2012 12:25am Gold
Tuesday 5th February 2013 7:00am Gold
Tuesday 5th February 2013 2:20pm Gold
Wednesday 12th June 2013 6:10am Gold
Monday 23rd December 2013 8:00pm BBC4
Tuesday 24th December 2013 12:30am BBC4
Wednesday 21st May 2014 6:00am Gold
Wednesday 21st May 2014 12:20pm Gold
Monday 1st September 2014 1:40pm Drama
Monday 1st September 2014 7:20pm Drama
Friday 20th March 2015 1:40pm Drama
Friday 20th March 2015 6:40pm Drama
Wednesday 29th April 2015 6:40pm Drama
Saturday 31st October 2015 8:20am Gold
Friday 1st January 2016 7:00am Gold
Friday 5th February 2016 7:20pm Drama
Monday 14th March 2016 7:20pm Drama
Monday 15th August 2016 7:20pm Drama
Wednesday 21st September 2016 7:20pm Drama
Thursday 16th March 2017 3:00pm Yesterday
Thursday 16th March 2017 9:00pm Yesterday
Wednesday 10th May 2017 9:20am Gold
Wednesday 10th May 2017 2:40pm Gold
Thursday 14th December 2017 11:20pm Yesterday
Friday 15th December 2017 5:20pm Yesterday
Thursday 24th May 2018 11:40pm Yesterday
Friday 25th May 2018 9:40pm Yesterday
Monday 16th July 2018 11:00pm Yesterday
Tuesday 17th July 2018 9:00pm Yesterday
Tuesday 18th June 2019 6:00pm Drama
Tuesday 15th August 2023 6:00pm Drama

Cast & crew

James Bolam Terry Collier
Rodney Bewes Bob Ferris
Brigit Forsyth Thelma Ferris nee Chambers
Guest cast
Juliet Aykroyd Anthea
James Cossins Magistrate
Alun Armstrong Scaife
Maureen Davis Janice
Colin Cunningham 2nd Magistrate
Robin Scobey Policeman
Writing team
Dick Clement Writer
Ian La Frenais Writer
Production team
Bernard Thompson Producer
John Hurst Production Designer

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