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Robin's Nest ROBIN'S NEST

Programme: Robin's Nest
Broadcast: 1977 - 1981   ( ITV )
Episodes: 48 (6 series)
Starring: Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt, Tony Britton
Written by: Johnnie Mortimer, Brian Cooke, Charlotte Bingham, Terence Brady, George Layton, Adele Rose, Bernard McKenna, Dave Freeman
Directed by: Peter Frazer-Jones
Production: Thames Television More info

Robin is now a qualified chef and so he and his girlfriend Vicky buy a bistro in Fulham, London. To afford the rent Robin and Vicky have to enter into a business partnership with Vicky's father James who disapproves of their relationship. They call the bistro 'Robin's Nest' and employ Albert Riddle, a one-armed Irishman with a criminal record to do the washing-up.

BSG Review:

No one could argue that this was anything but another very successful spin-off from Man About the House. Audiences loved it, especially the will they, wont they plot lines revolving around a possible marriage.

See Also:

Man About the House (Original)
George and Mildred (Another Man About the House Sequel)


This sitcom was remade in the USA as Three's A Crowd.

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