And Mother Makes Three, 1971
And Mother Makes Three was produced by Thames Television for ITV and ran for four series between 1971 and 1973. It polled number 96 joint with it’s spin off And Mother Makes Five in a BBC poll to find the nation’s favourite sitcom.
Wendy Craig plays recently widowed Sally Harrison, a Mother trying to hold down a job as an assistant to Mr Campbell, a vet, whilst trying to bring up her two children: Simon and Peter,with her Aunt Flo trying to help. She has an occasional love interest in the form of antique bookseller, widower David Redway, who has a daughter Jane.
Sally Harrison – Wendy Craig
Peter Harrison – David Parfitt
Simon Harrison – Robin Davies
Auntie Flo – Valerie Lush
Mr Campbell – George Selway
David Redway – Richard Coleman (series 3 & 4)
Miriam Mann – Jane Redway (series 3 & 4)
Original Run: April 1971 – June 1973
Created by: Richard Waring
Written by: Peter Buchanan, Peter Robinson and Richard Waring
Original Transmission Dates: 27th April 1971 – 27th June 1973
In Series 4 Sally Harrison marries David Redway leading to a sequel series ‘And Mother Makes Five’