Dad. Image shows from L to R: Brian Hook (George Cole), Alan Hook (Kevin McNally). Copyright: BBC.

Dad

BBC One sitcom about three generations of males. 13 episodes (2 series), 1997 - 1999. Stars George Cole, Kevin McNally, Julia Hills and Toby Ross-Bryant.

Dad. Image shows from L to R: Brian Hook (George Cole), Alan Hook (Kevin McNally). Copyright: BBC.

Dad

Generation-gap comedy. Alan Hook and his father Brian are brought together when Brian becomes ill, however they still don't understand each other. Meanwhile history seems to be repeating itself with Alan's son Vincent

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1997 - 1999
Channel
BBC One
Episodes
13   (2 series)
Starring
George Cole, Kevin McNally, Julia Hills and Toby Ross-Bryant
Writer
Andrew Marshall
Directors
Nick Wood, Marcus Mortimer and Juliet May
Producer
Marcus Mortimer

When Alan Hook's father, Brian, has a bout of illness, the two are brought together after many years of growing further apart. Unfortunately for Alan, he finds his well-intentioned father to be even more annoying now than he did when he was a teenager; and Vincent, Alan's son, finds himself just as distanced from Alan as Alan does from Brian.

Production Details

Production company
Soundtrack
The theme tune for Series 1 was Tijuana Taxi by Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass.
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 25th September 1997 on BBC One at 8:30pm
Last new broadcast
Tuesday 21st December 1999 on BBC One at 8:30pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes

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