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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

Jill Kerman's character Penny Wheeler meets Bernard Hedges for the first time here - by the time of the cinematic release she had actually already appeared as the character in the third season of Please Sir! (1968) on TV, during the 1970 run. The pair would eventually marry in the series. See more »

Goofs

The plan is to send 35 pupils to the summer camp. These would fit on one bus, but on the day of departure two buses are used, and an enormous number of kids appear to be going. See more »

Quotes

Eric Duffy: All right, the experiment has worked with us, but we're just kids. I still maintain we can get more significant results with a mature, intelligent, adult.
Dennis Dunstable: You mean, like one of the teachers?
Eric Duffy: I said *intelligent*, Den!
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References Quo Vadis (1951) See more »

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La La La Lu (I Love You)
Written by Michael Vickers (uncredited)
Music Director, Arranged and Conducted by John Scott
Sung by Cilla Black
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A Very Fun Film
23 March 2009 | by crossbow0106See all my reviews

I have never watched the TV series, so I am going in cold on this one. This is a thoroughly enjoyable early 70's British film about a teacher Mr. Hedges, played well by John Alderton, who takes his fifth form, lower middle class upbringing class to a rural center for two weeks. Part of the fun is waiting for this to happen, as you know things will go on once they're out of London. The best thing is, things do, but nothing lewd or purely criminal just fun. The movie keeps a good rhythm throughout and I felt no need to turn it off or do anything except watch and enjoy. I'm sure if you are a fan of the series you'll like this even more. For me, a novice, I still found it well worth watching. I think you will also.


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