Goodbye Mr Kent, 1982

Goodbye Mr Kent is proof that even with all the right ingredients it doesn’t always go right.

This almost forgotten sitcom aired in the early 1980’s for just seven episodes (one series), after failing to catch on with audiences.

Summary

Recently divorced Victoria Jones with young daughter Lucy takes in a boarder to pay the bills.

Her boarder, the wayward and slobbish but never the less charming journalist Travis Kent doesn’t quite turn out the way Victoria hoped for.  Rather than help towards the bills he sponges off her and tries to woo her.

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Cast

Richard Briers – Travis Kent
Hannah Gordon – Victoria Jones
Talla Hayes – Lucy Jones

Details

Channel: BBC1
Written By: Peter Robinson and Peter Vincent
Produced By: Gareth Gwenlan
Original Transmission Dates: 28th January – 11th March 1982

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