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Bachelor Father


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starring Ian Carmichael
Suggested by the life story of PETER LLOYD JEFFCOCK

7: Gently Does It
with Sonia Dresdel, Clive Morton , Mollie Maureen
Meeting Great-Aunt Freda at London Airport proves something of an ordeal for Peter ...

Signature music by ERIC ROGERS
Incidental music by DENNIS WILSON


Written By: Richard Waring
Music By: Eric Rogers
Music By: Dennis Wilson
Designer: Richard Hunt
Producer: Graeme Muir
Peter Lamb: Ian Carmichael
Ben: Ian Johnson
Anna: Briony McRoberts
Donald: Andrew Bowen
Ginny: Jacqueline Cowper
Jo: Geraldine Cowper
Christopher: Kevin Moran
Mother: Sonia Dresdel
Colonel Shotter: Clive Morton
Fireman: Alister Williamson
Policeman: Roger Avon
Hostess: Joanna Denning
Tannoy voice: Maria O'Brien
Great-Aunt Freda: Mollie Maureen
Man on phone: Gerald Case
Mrs Shotter: Ruth Kettlewell
Police Sergeant: Fred McNaughton

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