Episode 1: Private Hopper passes the day in the War Office dreaming of becoming a drummer. Meanwhile, new recruit Private Francis is dancing to a different beat…
Regular Cast: Giles Thomas (Private Francis), Ewan McGregor (Private Hopper), Louise Germaine (Sylvia Berry), Peter Jeffrey (Colonel Bernwood), Nicholas Farrell (Major Church)
Guest Cast: Shane Rimmer (Lieutenant Colonel Trekker), Bernard Hill (Uncle Fred), Roy Hudd (Harold Atterbow)
Writer: Dennis Potter / Director: Renny Rye
Airdate: 21 Feb 1993 on Channel 4
Series: Lipstick on Your Collar Season 1 Episode 1
Show Info: Period drama serial. A 1950’s national serviceman is sent to work in a boring unit in the War Office whilst dreaming of making it as a rock ‘n’ roller, meanwhile one of his colleagues falls madly in love with the wife of their hated corporal.