Now a qualified chef, Robin from "Man About the House" (1973) sets up home with his girlfriend, and a business with his girlfriend's father.
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Richard O'Sullivan ...
 Robin Tripp (48 episodes, 1977-1981)
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 Victoria Tripp / ... (48 episodes, 1977-1981)
Tony Britton ...
 James Nicholls / ... (48 episodes, 1977-1981)
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 Albert Riddle (45 episodes, 1977-1981)
Peggy Aitchison ...
 Gertrude (13 episodes, 1978-1981)
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Now a qualified chef, Robin from "Man About the House" (1973) sets up home with his girlfriend, and a business with his girlfriend's father.

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11 January 1977 (UK)  »

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Trivia

David Kelly who played Albert Riddle didn't really have only one arm. See more »

Quotes

Robin Tripp: Where are we going to put the one-armed bandit?
Albert Riddle: What do you want with me now?
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Yawn
19 March 2004 | by (Sussex, England) – See all my reviews

Fairly routine sitcom, more laugh a month than laugh a minute, and even those were generated by the impeccable David Kelly. The only real interest this generated at the time was that Wyatt, who was then married to DJ and recent "I'm a Celebrity get me out of here" winner Tony Blackburn, left him for O'Sullivan in mid run.

Blackburn who's star was very much on the wane at the time (The IMDB chronology illustrating this perfectly) has bounced back from whining about his (debatable) loss in countless tabloids, to relative success on both Radio and TV. Wyatt and O'Sullivan on the other hand, have sunk without much trace. What goes around....


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