Single Father

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  • TV-MA
  • 2010
  • 1 Season
  • 7.7  (1,670)

Single Father is a touching and emotional four-part drama series that explores the difficult challenges of grief, parenthood, and love. The show was first broadcasted on BBC One in 2010, and is now available on the streaming platform BritBox. The series follows the story of Dave (David Tennant), a single father who is struggling to cope with his wife's sudden and unexpected death. Left to raise his four children alone, Dave is torn between his responsibilities at work and his duties as a parent. He finds himself struggling with the complexities of balancing both, and must navigate the challenges of parenting while grieving the loss of his wife.

Throughout the show, Dave is joined by his daughter Lucy (played by Millie Innes), who serves as a source of comfort and support throughout his journey. Lucy is a vibrant and caring young girl who clearly adores her father, but must grapple with her own feelings of grief and loss.

Suranne Jones also stars in the series, playing the role of Sarah, a woman who enters Dave's life unexpectedly and becomes a romantic interest. As Dave navigates his relationship with Sarah, he must also deal with the powerful emotions of his children, who are struggling to come to terms with the loss of their mother.

The show is expertly written and masterfully acted, featuring stunning performances from the entire cast. David Tennant delivers a powerful, emotionally charged performance as Dave, perfectly capturing the struggles of a grieving father trying to do right by his children. Millie Innes is equally impressive as Lucy, infusing the character with a sense of both innocence and wisdom beyond her years.

The show expertly deals with the complexities of grief and the challenges of starting over after a significant loss. It is a poignant and touching portrayal of the struggles that families face after the death of a loved one, and the ways in which they can come together to find love and support.

Overall, Single Father is a must-watch show for anyone who appreciates excellent writing, expertly-crafted storytelling, and deeply moving performances. It is a triumph of television drama, and a timeless exploration of the power of love and family in the face of tragedy. It is a show that packs an emotional punch, and is sure to leave a lasting impression on all who watch it.

Single Father is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (4 episodes). The series first aired on October 10, 2010.

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Episode 4
4. Episode 4
October 31, 2010
Matt begs Sarah for another chance, while Sarah waits to see if Dave will go ahead with the paternity tests. The hearing into Rita's death takes place.
Episode 3
3. Episode 3
October 24, 2010
What exactly did Evie see when she caught Dave and Sarah in bed? Dave has to take Lucy to meet her real father, and Sarah gives Dave an ultimatum.
Episode 2
2. Episode 2
October 17, 2010
Dave and Sarah are shocked by their passionate kiss; what did it mean? Dave takes refuge in tracking down Lucy's father but uncovers more than he bargained for.
Episode 1
1. Episode 1
October 10, 2010
When Dave's wife Rita dies suddenly, he is left to care for their four children. Rita's best friend offers her support, but events take an unexpected turn.
Where to Watch Single Father
Single Father is available for streaming on the BritBox website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Single Father on demand at Amazon Prime, Amazon, Vudu, Google Play, Hoopla and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    October 10, 2010
  • IMDB Rating
    7.7  (1,670)