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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Series cast summary:
...  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
...  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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Producer/Director William G. Stewart would marry Sally Geeson when the series ended in 1976 (following the sudden death of Sid James). They eventually divorced in 1986. See more »

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Sid Abbott: [indicating Mike] You know that generation gap they keep going on about - it's between his ears!
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Spin-off Bless This House (1972) See more »

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One of the great comedys of its time
6 April 2000 | by See all my reviews

With Sid James(of Carry on fame) as the dad of this household you are guaranteed to get a laugh from this tv series. If you in any way like any of the old programmes like On the buses,George & Mildred,Love thy neighbour and lots more about at approx the same time then you will certainly like this show......


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