My Old Man. Sam Cobbett (Clive Dunn). Copyright: Yorkshire Television.

My Old Man

ITV and BBC Two sitcom about an old man living with his daughter and son-in-law. 14 episodes (pilot + 2 series), 1973 - 1975. Stars Clive Dunn, Priscilla Morgan, Edward Hardwicke, Peter Mayock and others.

My Old Man. Sam Cobbett (Ronnie Barker). Copyright: Yorkshire Television / BBC.

Pilot - My Old Man

Retiree Sam Cobbett is forced to move out of his beloved terrace home by council redevelopment plans, and into his daughter and snobby son-in-law's high-rise flat. He's not remotely pleased by the changes of the modern world.

Broadcast details

Sunday 8th April 1973
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Guest cast
Ronnie Barker Sam Cobbett
Graham Armitage Arthur
Ann Beach Doris
Leslie Dwyer Willy Price
Robin Parkinson Cyril (Landlord)
John Sanderson Ron
Peter Clay Andrew
John Rudling Old Man
Roy Denton Old Man
Writing team
Gerald Frow Writer
Production team
Sydney Lotterby Director
Sydney Lotterby Producer
James Gilbert Executive Producer

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