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Bachelor Father


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starring Ian Carmichael
Suggested by the life story of Peter Lloyd Jeffcock

4: Economy Class
with Sonia Dresdel, Sonia Graham
Peter is faced with a financial crisis which could mean the loss of his home and even the breakup of the family.

Signature music by ERIC ROGERS
Incidental music by DENNIS WILSON


Written By: Richard Waring
Music By: Eric Rogers
Music By: Dennis Wilson
Designer: Austin Ruddy
Producer: Graeme Muir
Cast: in order of appearance:
Peter Lamb: Ian Carmichael
Ben: Ian Johnson
Donald: Andrew Bowen
Christopher: Kevin Moran
Anna: Briony McRoberts
Jo: Geraldine Cowper
Ginny: Jacqueline Cowper
Mr Thompson: Martin Boddey
Housewives: Enys Box
Housewives: Una Brandon-Jones,
Housewives: Gilly Flower
Housewives ,: Mary Jordan
Housewives: Edith Saville
Policeman: Robert McBain
Silversmith: Vernon Joyner
Mrs Rathbone: Sonia Graham
Mother: Sonia Dresdel

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