Sweet Sixteen. Image shows left to right: Helen Walker (Penelope Keith), Peter Morgan (Christopher Villiers)
Sweet Sixteen

Sweet Sixteen

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 1983
  • 6 episodes (1 series)

Comedy following the relationship between 41-year old property developer Helen and her 24-year old builder Peter after she falls pregnant. Stars Penelope Keith, Christopher Villiers, Mike Grady, Joan Blackham, Victor Spinetti and more.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 1

Since the death of her husband, hard-headed businesswoman and millionaire property developer Helen Walker is used to getting her own way: ruling the roost, calling the shots, and securing big deals. However, six months after hiring and quickly falling for handsome designer/builder Peter, some sixteen years her junior, their relationship is about to bear fruit of a very different kind!

Broadcast details

Sunday 16th October 1983
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Penelope Keith Helen Walker
Christopher Villiers Peter Morgan
Mike Grady Dr Ballantine
Joan Blackham Jane
Guest cast
David Neville Tony Hartshorn
Glynn Edwards Mr Barnicoat
Writing team
Douglas Watkinson Writer
Production team
Gareth Gwenlan Director
Gareth Gwenlan Producer
John B Hobbs Associate Producer
Ed Wooden Editor
John Jarvis Editor
Jo Day Production Designer
Gerry Scott Production Designer
Dorinda Rea Costume Designer
Fran Needham (as Frances Needham) Make-up Designer

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