Dear Mother.... ....Love Albert. Albert Courtnay (Rodney Bewes)
Dear Mother.... ....Love Albert

Dear Mother.... ....Love Albert

  • TV sitcom
  • ITV1
  • 1969 - 1972
  • 26 episodes (4 series)

Albert Courtnay has upped his Northern roots and moved to London. His letters home to his mother embellish his life with more than a hint of fiction. Stars Rodney Bewes, Garfield Morgan, Sheila White, Geraldine Newman, Christine Hargreaves and more.

Episode menu

Series 3, Episode 2 - The Compulsive Gambler

As Doreen tries to get him to economise and save for their wedding, Albert gets more engrossed in entering competitions to make up the shortfall in their finances.

Broadcast details

Monday 8th February 1971
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Rodney Bewes Albert Courtnay
Garfield Morgan A.C. Strain
Liz Gebhardt Doreen Bissel
Amelia Bayntun Mrs. Bissel
Guest cast
Al Mancini Robbie Ritchie
James McManus Ken Farrel
Michael Bilton Professor Desmond Sage
Damaris Hayman Bridget McCarthy
Mike Hugg Mike
Writing team
Rodney Bewes Writer
Derrick Goodwin Writer
Production team
Bill Hitchcock Director
Derrick Goodwin Producer
Rodney Bewes Producer
John Duncan Executive Producer
Richard Jarvis Production Designer
Mike Hugg Composer

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