Sweet Sixteen. Helen Walker (Penelope Keith). Copyright: BBC.

Sweet Sixteen

BBC One sitcom about an age-gap relationship. 6 episodes (1 series) in 1983. Stars Penelope Keith, Christopher Villiers, Mike Grady, Joan Blackham and others.

Sweet Sixteen

Comedy following the relationship between 41-year old property developer Helen and her 24-year old builder Peter after she falls pregnant

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1983
Channel
BBC One
Episodes
6   (1 series)
Starring
Penelope Keith, Christopher Villiers, Mike Grady, Joan Blackham, Victor Spinetti, John Rapley and Matthew Solon
Writer
Douglas Watkinson
Director
Gareth Gwenlan
Producer
Gareth Gwenlan

Helen Walker, 41, a tough, uncompromising business woman who runs her own building firm, has broken her golden rule in life of not mixing business with pleasure. Her pleasure is Peter Morgan, 16 years her junior and their chance encounter turns rapidly into a relationship.

Production Details

Production company
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Sunday 16th October 1983 on BBC One at 7:15pm
Last new broadcast
Sunday 20th November 1983 on BBC One at 7:15pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes

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