Bless Me, Father. Father Charles Clement Duddleswell (Arthur Lowe). Copyright: London Weekend Television.

Bless Me, Father

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

Series 3, Episode 5 - A Legend Comes To Stay

Father Duddleswell plays host to a legendary eccentric who, despite being almost incapacitated, is still a force to be reckoned with!

Broadcast details

Sunday 2nd August 1981
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Arthur Lowe Father Charles Clement Duddleswell
Daniel Abineri Father Neil Boyd
Gabrielle Daye Mrs Pring
Guest cast
Patrick McAlinney Dr. Daley
Sheila Keith Mother Stephen
David Ryall Billy Buzzle
Peter Copley Father Abe
Mischa De La Motte Lord Mitchin
David Purcell Fireman
Writing team
Peter de Rosa Writer
Production team
David Askey Director
David Askey Producer

Supporters and subscribers get more

Additional content and tools are available across the site for Supporters and BCG Pro subscribers. On this page you can:

  • BCG Pro business users can see additional crew credits  
    If you join BCG Pro business, you can see lighting designer, sound designer, camera, editor, vision mixer, casting director, floor manager, stage manager, make-up designer, graphics, production assistant, production designer & production manager credits for this episode.

Donate (for fans) BCG Pro

Already a donor or Pro user?