Bachelor Father. Peter Lamb (Ian Carmichael). Copyright: BBC
Bachelor Father

Bachelor Father

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 1970 - 1971
  • 24 episodes (2 series)

Peter Lamb, a single middle-aged man who's failed to find a wife, takes up fostering children. Stars Ian Carmichael, Gerald Flood, Sonia Dresdel, Joan Hickson, Ian Johnson and more.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 3 - First Of The Many

While he awaits the arrival of his first foster-child, Peter has to deal with a series of unexpected problems.

Notes

This episode no longer exists in the archives. It is missing, believed wiped.

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 1st October 1970
Time
7:45pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Cast
Ian Carmichael Peter Lamb
Gerald Flood Harry
Sonia Dresdel Mother
Ian Johnson Ben
Rona Anderson Mary
Colin Gordon Mr. Gibson
Guest cast
Douglas Malcolm Head Waiter
Robert Lankesheer Waiter
Writing team
Richard Waring Writer
Production team
Graeme Muir Producer
Dennis Wilson Composer
John Hurst Production Designer

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