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 7 - Gently Does It

Peter has an ordeal in front of him when he goes to meet Great-Aunt Freda from the airport...

Broadcast details

Thursday 28th October 1971
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Ian Carmichael Peter Lamb
Sonia Dresdel Mother
Ian Johnson Ben
Briony McRoberts Anna
Andrew Bowen Donald
Jacqueline Cowper Ginny
Geraldine Cowper Jo
Kevin Moran Christopher
Guest cast
Clive Morton Colonel Shotter
Ruth Kettlewell Mrs Shotter
Alister Williamson Fireman
Roger Avon Policeman
Joanna Denning Hostess
Mollie Maureen Great-Aunt Freda
Gerald Case Man on Phone
Fred McNaughton Police Sergeant
Maria O'Brien Tannoy Voice (Voice)
Writing team
Richard Waring Writer
Production team
Graeme Muir Producer
Richard Hunt Production Designer

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