Andy Robson

Andy Robson is a 1982 British children's television series, produced by Tyne Tees Television, which aired on the ITV network for two series in 1982 and 1983. It was based on Frederick Grice's novel The Courage of Andy Robson, published in 1969.


Set in Edwardian England and starring Tom Davidson as the eponymous hero, the series concerned the adventures of Andy, who had been sent from a coal mining town in County Durham in North East England, to live with his aunt and uncle in rural Northumberland after his father was injured in a pit accident. The series also starred Stephanie Tague and Stevie-Lee Pattinson as Victoria and Alec, two of Andy's friends in his new surroundings.