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Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em review

This is British quirky humour at its best, packed full of pathos, puns, pratfalls and some nice 'n' fruity postcard humour.

Sally Jack, British Theatre Guide, 18th July 2018

Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em could return to TV with Joe Pasquale

Classic sitcom Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em could be returning to television with Joe Pasquale in the lead role of Frank Spencer.

British Comedy Guide, 6th April 2018

Joe Pasquale to play Frank Spencer in Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em Live

Joe Pasquale is reportedly set to take on the role of Frank Spencer in a new 2018 stage show version of Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em.

British Comedy Guide, 28th November 2016

Raymond Allen interview

As a special episode of Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em is filmed, the show's creator reveals why Norman Wisdom turned down the lead and the story behind that famous raincoat.

Peter Robertson, The Daily Express, 24th February 2016

Raymond Allen reveals tough birth of Some Mothers

It was one of the biggest comedy shows of the 1970s, hitting 25million viewers at its peak and spawning a million bad impressions. But Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em almost never made it to the screen as creator Raymond Allen had been so crushed by a brutal rejection letter that he was on the verge of quitting.

Chortle, 24th December 2015