Dear Mother…..Love Albert 1969 – 1972

Proving he is more than just a likely lad Rodney Bewes stars in: Dear Mother…Love Albert later retitled Albert! .  A successful British sitcom created by Rodney Bewes, who co wrote the show.  It ran for 26 episodes plus 3 shorts over a 3 year period.

The show proved to be popular and regularly making the TV ratings top ten through out its three year run.

A fourth series was produced totalling 7 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. Albert finds work in a confectionary company, moves into a flat he shares with two young ladies and becomes engaged to Doreen Bissel (Liz Gebhardt), however during the fourth and final series albert later loses his job and Doreen (then played by Cheryl Hall) later dumps him, however he still continues his attempts of survival in London.

Clips

 

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: 15 September 1969 – 6 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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