On the Buses is a Sitcom programme that first aired in 1969.

On the Buses is a 4 star programme

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On the Buses (1969)

This bold, bawdy and brash sitcom hit British screens in 1969. The comedy centred around a bus depot and the working-class family of one of the drivers, Stan Butler, played by Reg Varney. Other characters included his lecherous conductor Jack (Bob Grant), Inspector Blakey (Stephen Lewis), Stan's sister Olive (Anna Karen), her layabout husband Arthur (Michael Robbins), plus Mum (Doris Hare). The show ran for 74 episodes from 1969 to 1973, and included three spin-off films.

Genre: Sitcom

Running Time: 30 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1969

Rating:
4/5 Stars

Production Country: UK

When is On the Buses next on TV?

It's next showing on itv3 December 26th, 9:45am and on itv3 December 27th, 8:35am. See more...

Main Cast

Image for Stephen LewisStephen Lewis...Inspector Cyril 'Blakey' Blake, Inspector Cyril 'Blakey' Blake
Anna Karen...Olive Rudge
Bob Grant...Jack Harper
Doris Hare...Mum
Reg Varney...Stan Butler
Michael Robbins...Arthur Rudge
Glen Whitter...Chalkie
Cicely Courtneidge...Mum
Ursula Mohan...Edna, Iris, Joyce, Liz
Michael Sheard...1st Judge, Manager
Terry Duggan...Irate Passenger, Shopkeeper, The Painter, The Passenger, The Taxi Driver
Michael Slater...Family Man, Joe, T.V. Newsman, The Maintenance Man, The Mechanic
Sandra Bryant...Sandra
John Lyons...Bert, Bill, Sid
Eunice Black...Gladys, Rosie, The Traffic Warden
Keith Norrish...Brian, Busman, George
Winifred Braemar...Winnie
Ruth Kettlewell...Nurse On Bus, The Nurse
Madeleine Mills...Christine, Sally
Nosher Powell...Bert, Vic