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 4 - Economy Class

A financial crisis is threatening to make Peter homeless and, consequently, the break-up of his foster family.

Broadcast details

Thursday 7th October 1971
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Ian Carmichael Peter Lamb
Sonia Dresdel Mother
Ian Johnson Ben
Briony McRoberts Anna
Sonia Graham Mrs Rathbone
Andrew Bowen Donald
Jacqueline Cowper Ginny
Geraldine Cowper Jo
Kevin Moran Christopher
Guest cast
Martin Boddey Mr Thompson
Una Brandon-Jones Housewife
Gilly Flower Housewife
Mary Jordan Housewife
Edith Saville Housewife
Enys Box Housewife
Robert McBain Policeman
Vernon Joyner Silversmith
Writing team
Richard Waring Writer
Production team
Graeme Muir Producer
Austin Ruddy Production Designer

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