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

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.

cast
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