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.

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Series 2, Episode 8 - Woman About The House

The Vicar tries to convince Peter that he should attend church with his family, and the prospect is further enhanced when Peter meets a string of attractive females on his first visit...

Broadcast details

Thursday 4th November 1971
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Ian Carmichael Peter Lamb
Ian Johnson Ben
Briony McRoberts Anna
Sonia Graham Mrs Rathbone
Andrew Bowen Donald
Jacqueline Cowper Ginny
Geraldine Cowper Jo
Kevin Moran Christopher
Guest cast
Frank Thornton The Vicar
Rosamund Greenwood Miss Wilkinson
Hilary Pritchard Barbara
Olivia Hamnett Vicki
Anna Sharkey Pamela
Maxine Casson Rita
Heather Wright Miss Spencer
Gaynor Jones Frances
Fiona Curzon Neighbour
Moira Foot First Beautician
Lesley Goldie Second Beautician
David Pugh Window cleaner
Betty Romaine Agnes
Hilary Mason Olive
Stuart Lock Choirboy
Writing team
Richard Waring Writer
Production team
Graeme Muir Producer
Austin Ruddy Production Designer

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