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 2, Episode 2 - House Guest

With Peter's limited resources in help for the home, he doesn't take too kindly to Ben's request for one of his school friends to stay the night...

Broadcast details

Thursday 23rd September 1971
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Ian Carmichael Peter Lamb
Ian Johnson Ben
Briony McRoberts Anna
Andrew Bowen Donald
Jacqueline Cowper Ginny
Geraldine Cowper Jo
Guest cast
Gerry Davis Ronnie Masterson
Christoper Lofthouse Terry
Reuben Reichmann Simon Collins
Donald Hewlett Sir George Collins
Barbara Shelley Lady Collins
Reg Whitehead E.J. Masterson
Writing team
Richard Waring Writer
Production team
Graeme Muir Producer
Austin Ruddy Production Designer

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