Barney Is My Darling. Image shows from L to R: Ramona Pank (Irene Handl), Barney Pank (Bill Fraser). Copyright: BBC.

Barney Is My Darling

BBC One sitcom. 6 episodes (1 series), 1965 - 1966. Stars Bill Fraser, Irene Handl, Angela Crow and Pat Coombs.

Barney Is My Darling

Barney & Ramona Pank have spent so much of their marriage apart while he was at sea, they suddenly find themselves back together and total strangers

1965 - 1966
6   (1 series)
Bill Fraser, Irene Handl, Angela Crow and Pat Coombs
Marty Feldman and Barry Took
James Gilbert

Ramona and Barney Pank have been married for 25 years but have rarely seen each other. Barney has been at sea as a Chief Steward in the Merchant Navy, while Ramona has set up her own hairdressing salon in Willesden. As Ramona has learned to cope without Barney, it is no surprise that on his return they find they are practically strangers to each other. To make matters worse, Barney has to compete for his side of the bed with Ramona's pet dog Scampi!

Production Details

Production company
Black and white

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 17th December 1965 on BBC One at 7:30pm
Last new broadcast
Friday 21st January 1966 on BBC One at 7:30pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes

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