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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7
Genre:
Tagline:
He's still Mummy's little boy...
Plot:
A 41 year old man (Ronnie Corbett) is unable to leave home because of his domineering mother (Babara Lott).
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Cast

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Ronnie Corbett ... Timothy Lumsden (42 episodes, 1981-1988)
Barbara Lott ... Mrs. Lumsden (42 episodes, 1981-1988)
William Moore ... Mr. Lumsden (42 episodes, 1981-1988)
Marguerite Hardiman ... Muriel (26 episodes, 1981-1988)
Roy Holder ... Frank (20 episodes, 1981-1988)
Derek Fuke ... Kevin (18 episodes, 1982-1988)
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Series Directed by
David Askey (25 episodes, 1981-1986)
 
Series Writing credits
Ian Davidson (42 episodes, 1981-1988)
Peter Vincent (42 episodes, 1981-1988)

Series Produced by
David Askey .... producer (25 episodes, 1981-1986)
 
Series Original Music by
Gaynor Colbourn (42 episodes, 1981-1988)
Hugh Wisdom (42 episodes, 1981-1988)
 
Series Film Editing by
John Dunstan (25 episodes, 1981-1986)
 
Series Production Design by
Richard McManan-Smith (6 episodes, 1981)
Gillian Page (6 episodes, 1982)
Dacre Punt (6 episodes, 1982)
Stephan Paczai (6 episodes, 1985)
Ken Ledsham (4 episodes, 1982)

Eric Walmsley (unknown episodes)
 
Series Costume Design by
Anna Downie (6 episodes, 1981)
Stephanie Hawkes (6 episodes, 1982)
Alun Hughes (6 episodes, 1982)
Rosalind Ebbutt (3 episodes, 1985)
Rita Reekie (3 episodes, 1985)
Mary Husband (1 episode, 1986)

Christian Dyall (unknown episodes)
 
Series Makeup Department
Jean Speak .... makeup artist (6 episodes, 1981)
Helen Barrett .... makeup artist (6 episodes, 1982)
Sylvia Thornton .... makeup artist (6 episodes, 1982)
Ann Fenton .... makeup artist (6 episodes, 1988)
Jean Steward .... makeup designer (3 episodes, 1985)
Gillian Thomas .... makeup designer (3 episodes, 1985)
Suzanne Jansen .... makeup designer (1 episode, 1986)

Benita Barrell .... makeup designer (unknown episodes)
Cecile Hay-Arthur .... makeup designer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Management
Richard Boden .... production manager (18 episodes, 1981-1982)
John Birkin .... production manager (6 episodes, 1985)
Marcus Mortimer .... production manager (3 episodes, 1982)
 
Series Art Department
Liz Friedman .... graphic designer / opening title sequence / ... (25 episodes, 1981-1986)
Jane Wyatt .... graphic designer (7 episodes, 1985-1986)
Bob Sutton .... properties buyer (6 episodes, 1985)
Derek Leigh .... properties buyer (5 episodes, 1981)
 
Series Sound Department
Bob Foley .... sound (18 episodes, 1981-1982)
Paul Roberts .... sound re-recording mixer (14 episodes, 1981-1982)
Jim McAlister .... film sound recordist (7 episodes, 1985-1986)
Ron Blight .... sound recordist (6 episodes, 1981)
Bruce Gallaway .... film sound recordist (6 episodes, 1982)
Ron Keighley .... film sound recordist (6 episodes, 1982)
Peter Barville .... sound (6 episodes, 1985)
John Mooney .... sound (6 episodes, 1986-1988)
John Taylor .... boom operator (5 episodes, 1985)
Dave Beaven .... o.b. sound (2 episodes, 1981)
Graham Wilkinson .... sound (1 episode, 1986)

Len Shorey .... sound supervisor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Mike Kelt .... visual effects designer (3 episodes, 1985)
 
Series Stunts
Tex Fuller .... stunt arranger: episode "Next Best Man, The" / stunts (3 episodes, 1982-1985)
Stuart Fell .... stunts (2 episodes, 1985-1986)

Stuart St. Paul .... stunt coordinator (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
James Purdie .... lighting (18 episodes, 1981-1982)
Ken Major .... senior camera operator (12 episodes, 1982)
Mike Radford .... film cameraman / film camera (7 episodes, 1985-1986)
Reg Poulter .... senior camera operator (6 episodes, 1981)
Ken Willicombe .... camera operator (6 episodes, 1981)
Alec Curtis .... film camera (6 episodes, 1982)
Ken Lowe .... film camera (6 episodes, 1982)
Alan Horne .... lighting / lighting technician (6 episodes, 1985)
John Vincent .... senior camera operator (6 episodes, 1985)
John Wilson .... o.b. lighting (2 episodes, 1981)

Rod Litherland .... lighting director (unknown episodes)
 
Series Editorial Department
Bill Morton .... vision mixer (23 episodes, 1981-1985)
Derek Orman .... editor: video tape (16 episodes, 1982-1986)

Angela Beveridge .... vision mixer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Music Department
Ronnie Hazlehurst .... conductor: theme music / music arranger: theme music / ... (42 episodes, 1981-1988)
 
Series Other crew
Sylvie McRoberts .... assistant floor manager (12 episodes, 1982)
John Birkin .... assistant floor manager (6 episodes, 1981)
Sue Bysh .... production assistant (6 episodes, 1981)
Liz Cranston .... production assistant (6 episodes, 1982)
Jan Willson .... production assistant (6 episodes, 1982)
Fiona Chandler .... assistant floor manager (6 episodes, 1985)
Alison Dixon .... production assistant (6 episodes, 1985)
Valerie Letley .... production assistant (1 episode, 1986)

Ron Blight .... film recordist (unknown episodes)
 

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Additional Details

Runtime:
30 min (42 episodes)
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Certification:
Australia:G (some episode) | Australia:PG (some episode)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Ronnie Corbett was almost 52 when this series started, yet he played a 41 year old.See more »
Quotes:
Sydney Lumsden:Language Timothy!
Timothy Lumsden:Oh shut up father!
Sydney Lumsden:Fair enough!
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1 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
ageless classic, 9 January 2012
Author: david-hockney1 from United Kingdom

A great show back then and seems even better today, nice to watch humour and fun without all the vulgarity and swearing that seems to be required these days.A great cast and a simple but great plot, takes you out of the stresses of modern life for half an hour and puts a big smile on your face.This show has stood the test of time even my kids love it. Surely there's life still left in sorry! even more so today with kids staying at home well into their 30's. Although the rest of the cast were brilliant and now sadly incomplete i still think Ronnie Corbett could carry on from where he left off, what a great thought! Would love to know were it was filmed.

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