I Want My Wife Back. Image shows from L to R: Murray (Ben Miller), Bex (Caroline Catz). Copyright: Busby Productions / Mainstreet Pictures
I Want My Wife Back

I Want My Wife Back

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 2016
  • 6 episodes (1 series)

Sitcom starring Ben Miller as a man who is bewildered and lost when his wife suddenly leaves him, and his quest to discover what went wrong. Stars Ben Miller, Caroline Catz, Peter Wight, Jan Francis, Cariad Lloyd and more.

I Want My Wife Back. Image shows from L to R: Bex (Caroline Catz), Nareesha (Priyanga Burford), Julian Wolverton (James Lance), Emma (Susannah Fielding), Curtis (Stewart Wright), Tamzin (Kate Miles), Abby (Abigail Thaw), Don (Peter Wight), Paula (Jan Francis), Grant (Kenneth Collard), Murray (Ben Miller). Copyright: Busby Productions / Mainstreet Pictures

Key details

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
2016
Channels
BBC One
Episodes
6 (1 series)
Creators
Mark Bussell and Justin Sbresni
Stars
Ben Miller, Caroline Catz, Peter Wight, Jan Francis, Cariad Lloyd, Kenneth Collard, Susannah Fielding, Stewart Wright and more
Writers
Mark Bussell, Justin Sbresni and Gwen Gorst
Director
Paul Norton Walker
Producers
Mark Bussell, Justin Sbresni, Sally Haynes, Laura Mackie and Guy De Glanville
Companies

A comedy from the same team that made The Worst Week Of My Life.

Murray is a nice guy. Everyone thinks so. He is good to his friends, kind to his colleagues, treats his staff well. He's a top bloke. So no one is more surprised than Murray when his wife Bex walks out on their marriage. On her 40th birthday, at her surprise party. Murray is confused. What's he done wrong? Where's she gone? Is she coming back?

So begins Murray's quest to find out what went wrong with his marriage and how he can change... though it's less a journey than a floundering stumble in the dark towards the prize of returning his life to something approaching normality. All the while he's having to manage the demands of his ultra-needy team members at the office, as well as navigating his way through the well-meaning but counter-productive advice from friends and family.

So will Murray haul himself out of the chaos that now engulfs his life and get his wife back?

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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Monday 18th April 2016 at 9:30pm on BBC One
Most recent repeats
  • Wednesday 25th May 2016 at 11:40pm on BBC1 Wales
  • Wednesday 25th May 2016 at 11:15pm on BBC1 - Episode 6
  • Thursday 19th May 2016 at 12:15am on BBC1 - Episode 5

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