How’s Your Father? 1979

How’s Your Father? is another little gem from the much missed Harry Worth.  How’s Your Father? was a Yorkshire Television production.  Created by the same team who brought us two other Yorkshire Televsion classics: You’re Only Young Twice and That’s My Boy.

The show ran for two series totalling thirteen episodes.  Sadly it would prove to be the great comic’s last TV series.  A long battle with spinal cancer would take it’s toll eventually leading to Harry Worth’s passing in 1989.

Summary

Harry Worth plays Harry Matthews, a middle-aged widower struggling to raise two children – the good-looking Martin, and Shirley, a precocious schoolgirl.

The show revolves around their day to day struggles as Harry tries to bridge the age gap.

Clips

https://youtu.be/psyZo-GiF2Q

 

 

 

Cast

Harry Worth – Harry Matthews
Giles Watling – Martin Matthews
Debby Cumming – Shirley Matthews

Details

Channel: ITV
Written By: Michael Ashton and Pam Valentine
Produced By: Yorkshire Television for ITV
Original Transmission Dates: 27th February 1979 – 29th August 1980

 

 

 

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