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Bless Me, Father

ITV sitcom. 21 episodes (3 series), 1978 - 1981. Stars Arthur Lowe, Daniel Abineri and Gabrielle Daye.

Bless Me, Father

Newly ordained priest Neil Boyd has almost everything he learnt in the seminary thrown out of the window when he joins the eccentric Father Duddleswell in the parish of St. Jude's

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1978 - 1981
Channel
ITV
Episodes
21   (3 series)
Creator
Peter de Rosa
Starring
Arthur Lowe, Daniel Abineri and Gabrielle Daye
Writer
Peter de Rosa
Director
David Askey
Producer
David Askey

When a newly ordained young priest, Neil Boyd, comes to the parish of St Jude's, he discovers that nothing in the seminary could have prepared him for Father Duddleswell - a robust and cheerful eccentric, who has been the parish priest for 12 years.

Neil is befuddled when Duddleswell insists that as well as the usual virtues of patience, love and charity, a parish priest must have sagacity, and both the reserve and resourcefulness of a poker-player. His confusion increases when Duddleswell and his housekeeper of twenty years start hurling insults at each other...

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