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Duration: 1 hour

Father may be the head of the family, a potent symbol of authority, but he has always been the butt of some of our biggest laughs in British sitcom. Over the last five decades some of our most iconic comedy dads have been bewildered by a changing world and struggled with the work/life balance. These dads have coped with every curveball their writers threw at them and in the process changed the course of British comedy. They remain our most enduring Men About The House.

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Tue 21 Aug 2012 00:15 BBC Four

  • Fatherhood season

    Fatherhood season

    Men About the House was part of the Fatherhood season on BBC Four, celebrating fatherhood in an historical and contemporary context though documentary, science, drama, and entertainment programmes.

    Go to the Fatherhood season site

Credits

Executive Producer
Stephen Stewart
Director
Graeme Hart
Producer
Graeme Hart

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