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Please Sir! (1971)

Mr Hedges takes his class on a field trip, with disastrous consequences.

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Mark Stuart

Writers:

John Esmonde (original story & screenplay), Bob Larbey (original story & screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Alderton ... Bernard Hedges
Deryck Guyler ... Norman Potter
Noel Howlett ... Mr. Cromwell
Joan Sanderson ... Doris Ewell
Richard Davies Richard Davies ... Mr. Price
Erik Chitty ... Mr. Smith
Patsy Rowlands ... Angela Cutforth
Peter Cleall Peter Cleall ... Eric Duffy
Carol Hawkins Carol Hawkins ... Sharon Eversleigh
Liz Gebhardt Liz Gebhardt ... Maureen Bullock
David Barry David Barry ... Frankie Abbott
Peter Denyer Peter Denyer ... Dennis Dunstable
Malcolm McFee Malcolm McFee ... Peter Craven
Aziz Resham Aziz Resham ... Feisal
Brinsley Forde Brinsley Forde ... Wesley
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Mr Hedges takes his class on a field trip, with disastrous consequences.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 September 1971 (UK) See more »

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Color (Eastmancolor)
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Trivia

Carol Hawkins also replaced Penny Spencer as Sharon Eversleigh in the parent TV sitcom, and its spin-off The Fenn Street Gang (1971). See more »

Goofs

The first day of the fortnight-long Fenn Street trip to Woodbridge is said to take place on the 29th of the month. After the £40 goes missing from the Boulters' chalet, and as the Dunstables arrive to collect Dennis, Cromwell's office calendar gives the date as the 15th. However, Hedges says there is still another week left of the stay. See more »

Quotes

[Bernard has barged into the meeting about the school camp]
Doris Ewell: The party will consist of thirty-five children.
Bernard Hedges: Didn't you leave out the word *privileged*, Miss Ewell?
Norman Potter: Aye aye, would you burst into the United Nations like that?
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Connections

Referenced in The Offence (1973) See more »

Soundtracks

School's Out (Please Sir! Theme)
(uncredited)
Music by Sam Fonteyn
Standard Music Library
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Why I love this film
9 November 1998 | by Ginger-17See all my reviews

I can't say enough about how wonderful I think this film, and the TV series is. It is just so incredibly FUNNY! All your fave characters are in it - Hedges, played by John Alderton is as gorgeous as ever (yes, I do like him!), Potter the caretaker is played by the hilarious Deryck Guyler and the hopeless headmaster Cromwell is played by Noel Howlett. Not forgetting the pupils of 5C of course! This is a must for all fans of the show, and it explains how Bernard met Penny for the first time. All teachers must watch this film! EVERYONE must watch this film!


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