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And Mother Makes Three (ITV 1971-1973 with Wendy Craig and Robin Davies)

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UK / ITV – Thames / 26x30m-e / Broadcast 27 April 1971 – 27 June 1973

Creator: Richard Waring / Producer/Director: Peter Frazer-Jones

Sitcom. A young widow struggles to make ends meet and bring up her two sons.

See also And Mother Makes Five which is basically a continuation of this show with the addition of David and Jane Redway. In fact the whole of this shows fourth season was about the wedding between Sally and David.

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WENDY CRAIG as Sally Harrison
ROBIN DAVIES as Simon Harrison
DAVID PARFITT as Peter Harrison
VALERIE LUSH as Auntie Flo
GEORGE SELWAY as Mr Campbell
RICHARD COLEMAN as David Redway (Seasons 3-4)
MIRIAM MANN as Jane Redway (Seasons 3-4)

THE EPISODES
SEASON ONE 27 April – 8 June 1971
1. SIMON’S HOLIDAY
2. BIRTHDAY BIKE
3. A BIRD IN THE HAND
4. GET MOBILE
5. SCHOOL FOR LOVE
6. POUND OF FLESH
7. MR MUM

SEASON TWO 14 September 1971 – 6 January 1972
1. A HARD DAY OUT
2. THE MATCHMAKERS
3. GROWING PAINS
4. BUT HOW CAN I TELL THEM
5. ONCE A YEAR DAY
6. ALL PLAY AND NO WORK

Between episodes 4 and 5 there was a short episode broadcast as part of the All Star Comedy Carnival shown on Christmas Day.

SEASON THREE 14 September – 19 October 1972
1. GATHER YE MUSHROOMS WHILE YE MAY
2. FATHER FIGURE
3. GIRL TALK
4. THANK HEAVEN FOR LITTLE GIRLS?
5. A FAMILY AFFAIR
6. TWO HEARTS THAT BEAT AS TWO

SEASON FOUR 16 May – 27 June 1973
1. WEDDING TALK
2. HOMES, SWEET HOMES
3. A HOME AND A JOB
4. THE EVE OF THE DAY
5. …AND FATHER MAKES FIVE
6. STARTING TROUBLE
7. THE HONEYMOON’S OVER

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Clochmerle (BBC-2 1972, Cyril Cusack, Roy Dotrice)

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Clochmerle BBC 1972

Period sitcom, based on a novel by Gabriel Chevallier that was adapted by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson, that saw the French villagers of Clochmerle kick up a fuss over plans to install a new toilet.

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CYRIL CUSACK as Major Piechut
ROY DOTRICE as Ponosse
KENNETH GRIFFITH as Ernest Tafardel
WENDY HILLER as Justine Putet
HUGH GRIFFITH as Alexandre Bourdillat
BERNARD BRESSLAW as Nicholas the Beadle
MADELINE SMITH as Hortase Girodet
GEORGINA MOON as Rose Biraque
PETER USTINOV as Narrator

crew details
Writers: Ray Galton, Alan Simpson
Novel: Gabriel Chevallier
Producer: Michael Mills

production details
Country: UK
Network and Production Companies: BBC Two – Bavaria
Duration: 9×30 minute episodes
Aired From: 18 February – 14 April 1972 Fridays at 10.05pm

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Clairvoyant, The (BBC-2 1986, Roy Kinnear, Sandra Dickinson)

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In Roy Clarke penned sitcom The Clairvoyant used car salesman Arnold Bristow is knocked down in a car accident and suddenly finds himself with psychic powers – or so he believes. There was a pilot broadcast 27 Nov 1984.

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ROY KINNEAR as Arnold Bristow
SANDRA DICKINSON as Lily
HUGH LLOYD as Burma
SHAUN CURRY as Newton
GLYNIS BROOKS as Dawn
CARMEL CRYAN as Carmen

crew details
Writer: Roy Clarke
Producer and Director: Alan J.W. Bell

production details
Country: UK
Network and Production Companies: BBC-2
Duration: 6×30 minute episodes
Aired From: Pilot – 27 November 1984 and Series – 15 May – 19 June 1986

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Christmas Princess (UP 2017, Nicole Munoz, Zak Santiago)

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Christmas Princess Nicole Munoz

Christmas Princess is the true story of Donaly Marquez who, through a childhood of neglect and abuse, achieved her dream of becoming a rose bowl princess. An inspirational story of resilience, strength and finding a family to call your own.

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Nicole Muñoz as Donaly Marquez
Rosa Blasi as Sara
Zak Santiago as Ignacio Marquez
Olivia Steele Falconer as Emily Marquez
Jaedon Siewert as Abraham Marquez
Lina Renna as Young Donaly
Paloma Kwiatkowski as Chloe
Ty Wood as Trent
Pendo Muema as Monique
Kalyn Miles as Maria
Kaaren de Zilva as Roberta
Garfield Wilson as Dr. Miller
Clay St. Thomas as Judge #1
Patti Allan as Judge #2
Natalie von Rotsburg as Judge #3

crew details
Director: Allan Harmon
Writer: Tracy Andreen

production details
Country: Canada
Network and Production Companies: UP
Duration: 1×120 minute episode
Aired From: Sunday 10 December 2017

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