Bless This House centres on life in Birch Avenue, Putney, where travelling stationery salesman Sid Abbott (Sidney James) and his wife Jean (Diana Coupland) live with their teenagers: Mike (... See full summary »
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 Sid Abbott / ... (65 episodes, 1971-1976)
Diana Coupland ...
 Jean Abbott (65 episodes, 1971-1976)
Sally Geeson ...
 Sally Abbott (65 episodes, 1971-1976)
Robin Stewart ...
 Mike Abbott (65 episodes, 1971-1976)
Anthony Jackson ...
 Trevor Lewis (42 episodes, 1971-1976)
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 Betty Lewis (21 episodes, 1971-1976)
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Bless This House centres on life in Birch Avenue, Putney, where travelling stationery salesman Sid Abbott (Sidney James) and his wife Jean (Diana Coupland) live with their teenagers: Mike (Robin Stewart) is fresh from art college and more pre-occupied with protests than finding a job; and trendy schoolgirl Sally (Sally Geeson). Sally is 16 and Mike is 18. Sid and Jean constantly battle to comprehend the new generation's permissive ways and are usually out-of-touch. Their neighbours and best friends are Trevor (Anthony Jackson) and his wife Betty (Patsy Rowlands). Written by brandon downs

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2 February 1971 (UK)  »

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Mr. Abbott e famiglia  »

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Robin Askwith narrowly missed out on the role of Mike Abbott. He did, however play the part in the big-screen spin-off. See more »

Quotes

Sid Abbott: [indicating Mike] You know that generation gap they keep going on about - it's between his ears!
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Remade as Home Sweet Home (1980) See more »

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Quite amusing but worth seeing for Sid James.
3 September 2017 | by See all my reviews

"Bless This House" was never going to be the sort of sitcom where there would be any depth to the writing or any attention to characterization. It is Sid James who makes this comedy worth seeing as he does his usual. He plays a rather harassed husband and father to a wife and two children who usually know how to worm their way into his good books. The result being that Sid is financially worse off! In most episodes, he is being nagged about this, that and other and after having a hard day at work. The series lasted from 1971 until 1976. The best episodes are from '71 up to '73. There wasn't much location shooting and the sets were fairly basic.


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