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

My Old Man

  • TV sitcom
  • ITV / BBC Two
  • 1973 - 1975
  • 14 episodes (2 series)

Sam Cobbett, an Army veteran, is moved out of his condemned home in Ironmonger Row and relocated in his daughter and son-in-law's new flat. Stars Clive Dunn, Priscilla Morgan, Edward Hardwicke, Peter Mayock, Jon Laurimore and George Tovey

Episode menu

Pilot, Episode 1 - My Old Man

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


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 23rd February 2014 9:20am Gold
Sunday 23rd February 2014 4:00pm Gold
Monday 3rd March 2014 8:55am Gold
Monday 3rd March 2014 5:00pm Gold
Wednesday 27th August 2014 12:50am Gold
Monday 22nd September 2014 12:00pm Gold
Tuesday 5th May 2015 12:40pm Gold
Monday 22nd June 2015 4:30pm Gold

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
David Chandler Production Designer
Max Harris Composer

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