Dear Mother…..Love Albert, 1969 – 1972

Proving he is more than just a likely lad Rodney Bewes stars in: Dear Mother…Love Albert.  This largely forgotten successful sitcom was created by Rodney Bewes, who also  co wrote the show.

It ran for twenty six episodes plus three shorts over it’s three year run.

The show proved to be popular and regularly made the TV ratings top ten through out it’s run.

A fourth series was produced totalling seven episodes as a sequel just entitled Albert !

Summary

Albert Courtney leaves his home in the North of England to live in London.  He writes home to his Mother, grossly exaggerating the events that have happened to him.

Finding work in a confectionary company,  Albert moves into a flat he shares with two young ladies and becomes engaged to Doreen Bissel (Liz Gebhardt).

During the fourth and final series Albert loses his job and Doreen (now played by Cheryl Hall) later dumps him, however he still continues his attempts of survival in London.

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Cast

Rodney Bewes
Garfield Morgan
Sheila White (Series 1 & 2)
Geraldine Newman (Series 1 & 2)
Liz Gebhardt (Series 3)
Amelia Bayntun (Series 4, Albert !)

Details

Channel: ITV
Produced By: Thames Television (Series 1), Yorkshire Television (Series 2-4)
Written By: Rodney Bewes and Derrick Goodwin
Original Run: 15th September 1969 – 6th June 1972

Extras

The first series and the three Christmas specials are all currently missing and believed to have been wiped.

 

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