British Comedy Guide

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

Holding The Fort

ITV sitcom. 20 episodes (3 series), 1980 - 1982. Stars Peter Davison, Patricia Hodge, Matthew Kelly, Christopher Godwin and Christopher Benjamin.

Holding The Fort

Domestic comedy following Russell & Penny Milburn: she returning to life as an Army Captain after giving birth, and he starting a home business

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

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.

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