Penny Milburn is a captain in the Women's Ryal Army Corps. Her husband Russell is a house-husband with a penchant for beer, football and keeping out of confrontation. This early 1980's comedy was a battle concerned the battle over who wore the trousers.
Peter Davidson as Russell Milburn
Patricia Hodge as Penny Milburn
Matthew Kelly as Fitz
Christopher Goodwin as Capt Hector Quilley
Katie Louise Reynolds as Emma Milburn
Victoria Kendall as Emma Milburn
Maev Alexander as Jennifer Quilley
Christopher benjamin as Col Aubrey Sanderson
Brigit Forsyth as Annabel Chesterton
Keith Barron as Terence Chesterton
Holding the Fort Fan Tributes
1 Pam Bray from New Zealand: I actually read the book that the show was based on; so it was really great to see how it was developed for tv. Of course the lead actors I had seen in a number of shows tho for Peter Davidson it was possibly the first time I had seen him to a comedy role. Years on Matthew Kelly ie:Fritz popped up on our screens in Stars In Your Eyes. Took me a bit to click were I'd seen him before; and since he has also done some other shows.
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