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Holding The Fort. Image shows from L to R: Russell Milburn (Peter Davison), Penny Milburn (Patricia Hodge). Copyright: London Weekend Television
Holding The Fort

Holding The Fort

  • TV sitcom
  • ITV1
  • 1980 - 1982
  • 20 episodes (3 series)

Domestic comedy following Russell & Penny Milburn: she returning to life as an Army Captain after giving birth, and he starting a home business. Stars Peter Davison, Patricia Hodge, Matthew Kelly, Christopher Godwin and Victoria Kendall

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Holding The Fort. Image shows from L to R: Russell Milburn (Peter Davison), Penny Milburn (Patricia Hodge). Copyright: London Weekend Television

Key details

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1980 - 1982
Channel
ITV1
Episodes
20 (3 series)
Stars
Peter Davison, Patricia Hodge, Matthew Kelly, Christopher Godwin and Victoria Kendall
Writers
Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran
Director
Derrick Goodwin
Producer
Derrick Goodwin
Company

The world is about to turn on its head for the Milburns when Russell is made redundant. While he stays at home and minds baby Emma, his wife, Penny goes back to her old job - as an Army Captain.

Additional details

Production
Studio
Camera set-up
Multi-camera
Picture
Colour

Website links

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 5th September 1980 at 8:30pm on ITV1

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