Sorry!. Timothy Lumsden (Ronnie Corbett). Copyright: BBC.


BBC One sitcom about a middle-aged mummy's boy. 42 episodes (7 series), 1981 - 1988. Stars Ronnie Corbett, Barbara Lott, William Moore, Roy Holder and others.

Series 7, Episode 4 is repeated on Gold tomorrow at 7:10am.

Sorry!. Image shows from L to R: Timothy Lumsden (Ronnie Corbett), Phyllis Lumsden (Barbara Lott). Copyright: BBC.


Timothy Lumsden, although bright, sharp and witty, is poor (at best) with the fairer sex - he's also stuck living with his cruel, domineering mother

1981 - 1988
42   (7 series), plus 1 short insert
Ronnie Corbett, Barbara Lott, William Moore, Roy Holder, Marguerite Hardiman, Derek Fuke, Wendy Allnutt and Bridget Brice
Ian Davidson and Peter Vincent
David Askey
David Askey

Timothy Lumsden, although bright, sharp and witty, is poor (at best) with the fairer sex. This has meant that well into his 40s, he still lives at home with his selfish, overly-controlling mother and similarly downtrodden father.

Production Details

Production company
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 12th March 1981 on BBC One at 8:30pm
Last new broadcast
Monday 10th October 1988 on BBC One at 8pm
Upcoming repeats
  1. Series 7 Episode 4: Tomorrow at 7:10am on Gold
  2. Series 7 Episode 5: Tomorrow at 7:40am on Gold
  3. Series 7 Episode 6: Tuesday at 7:25am on Gold
  4. Series 6 Episode 1: Tuesday at 8am on Gold
  5. Series 6 Episode 3: Wednesday at 7:10am on Gold
  6. Series 6 Episode 4: Wednesday at 7:45am on Gold
  7. Series 6 Episode 5: Thursday at 7:10am on Gold
  8. Series 6 Episode 6: Thursday at 7:45am on Gold
  9. Series 6 Episode 6: Friday at 7am on Gold
  10. Series 5 Episode 3: Friday at 7:35am on GoldShow all repeats
  11. Series 5 Episode 4: Saturday at 7:20am on Gold
  12. Series 5 Episode 5: Sunday 31st March at 7:10am on Gold
  13. Series 5 Episode 6: Sunday 31st March at 7:45am on Gold

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