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 3 - Partners In Crime

When Peter welcomes a new boy with a criminal background to his foster home, he is ill-prepared for the numerous brushes with the law that follow.

Broadcast details

Thursday 30th September 1971
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Ian Carmichael Peter Lamb
Ian Johnson Ben
Briony McRoberts Anna
Diana King Norah
Sonia Graham Mrs Rathbone
Andrew Bowen Donald
Jacqueline Cowper Ginny
Geraldine Cowper Jo
Kevin Moran Christopher
Guest cast
Christopher Fenwick Ronnie
Kenneth Thornett Dad
Graham Suter Man from the Ministry
Peter Thornton Mobile Policeman
Betty Romaine Neighbour
John Hughes Policeman
Writing team
Richard Waring Writer
Production team
Graeme Muir Producer
Austin Ruddy Production Designer

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