Tom Latimer is a young GP, his father Toby is a Harley Street consultant. Tom, in the process of divorcing his wife, sees his newly found bachelor life disrupted when his father leaves his wife, Tom's mother, and moves in with him.
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 Dr. Tom Latimer 39 episodes, 1983-1990
Tony Britton ...
 Dr. Toby Latimer 39 episodes, 1983-1990
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 Angela Latimer 38 episodes, 1983-1990
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Tom Latimer is a young GP, his father Toby is a Harley Street consultant. Tom, in the process of divorcing his wife, sees his newly found bachelor life disrupted when his father leaves his wife, Tom's mother, and moves in with him.

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Martin Jarvis was the first choice for Dr. Tom Latimer. See more »

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Dr. Charles Cartwright: [greeting Tom Latimer, repeated line] Hello, old fruit.
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Nigel Havers in full sitcom mode
16 February 2017 | by See all my reviews

Nigel Havers has made a successful career playing likable toff's and this sitcom from the 80's sees him playing that sort of role to perfection.

The premise is very much like the classic play by Neil Simon called 'The Odd Couple', and obviously worked as it ran for 6 series.

Not all of the jokes work, and unlike other sitcoms from the era it feels a little dated in places. But Havers is good at what he does, and even when the plots get a little thin, his charm carries the show.

It's not easy to find this show on TV or on DVD, but it's pleasant enough viewing if you can find it.


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