I Didn't Know You Cared. Image shows from L to R: Uncle Mort (Robin Bailey), Pat Partington (Anita Carey), Annie Brandon (Liz Smith), Carter Brandon (Stephen Rea), Les Brandon (John Comer). Copyright: BBC.

I Didn't Know You Cared

BBC One sitcom about a Northern family. 27 episodes (4 series), 1975 - 1979. Stars Robin Bailey, John Comer, Liz Smith, Stephen Rea and others.

I Didn't Know You Cared. Image shows from L to R: Pat Partington (Anita Carey), Carter Brandon (Stephen Rea), Uncle Mort (Robin Bailey), Uncle Stavely (Bert Palmer), Annie Brandon (Liz Smith), Les Brandon (John Comer). Copyright: BBC.

I Didn't Know You Cared

Sitcom depicting the awful Brandon family, an extended Northern clan struggling with the miseries and stresses of family life

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1975 - 1979
Channel
BBC One
Episodes
27   (4 series)
Starring
Robin Bailey, John Comer, Liz Smith, Stephen Rea, Keith Drinkel, Anita Carey, Liz Goulding, Bert Palmer and others
Writer
Peter Tinniswood
Director
Bernard Thompson
Producer
Bernard Thompson

Sitcom depicting the Brandon family, an extended Northern clan struggling with the miseries and stresses of family life.

There's relentless pessimist Uncle Mort, his sharp-tongued sister Annie (who is constantly arguing with husband Les), their laid-back son Carter, and his not-so-laid-back fiancée Pat.

The clan's completed by old Uncle Stavely who carries his friend's ashes around his neck in a box and only enters the constant bickering with cries of "I 'eard that! Pardon?"

Production Details

Production company
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Wednesday 27th August 1975 on BBC One at 9:25pm
Last new broadcast
Tuesday 26th June 1979 on BBC One at 9:25pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes

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