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 6 - Porgy & Bess

Unable to bear the smell, Father Duddleswell kidnaps two pigs - Porgy and Bess - from Billy Buzzle, who won them in a bet.

Broadcast details

Sunday 9th 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
David Ryall Billy Buzzle
Dave Calderhead Greg Summers
Vyvian Hall Mr. Tippett
Arnold Peters Judge Turnbull
David Beale Mr. Flack
Lennard Pearce Clerk of the Court
Richard Syms Mr. Banks
Writing team
Peter de Rosa Writer
Production team
David Askey Director
David Askey Producer

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