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.

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Series 1, Episode 6

I Want My Wife Back. Murray (Ben Miller)
Murray visits Bex at her sister's, but it's awkward between them so Bex makes her excuses and leaves.

Further details

Murray visits Bex at her sister's, but it's awkward so Bex makes her excuses and leaves. While Murray is alone in the flat he finds a positive pregnancy test.

Back at the office the company is thrown into a potential fraud crisis, so Murray hunts down Curtis - and finds him in a compromising position.

After his discovery, Murray is more determined than ever to win Bex back, though it quickly transpires that all is not as it seems, and Murray finds himself in an extremely awkward situation with Bex's entire family.

Murray is devastated when Bex reveals she's accepted the job in Birmingham. Later, as Bex is about to leave, Murray decides to make one last romantic gesture. But is it enough for Murray to get his wife back?

Broadcast details

Monday 23rd May 2016
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 25th May 2016 11:15pm BBC1

Cast & crew

Ben Miller Murray
Caroline Catz Bex
Peter Wight Don
Jan Francis Paula
Cariad Lloyd Keeley
Kenneth Collard Grant
Susannah Fielding Emma
Stewart Wright Curtis
Kate Miles Tamzin
Abigail Thaw Abby
Priyanga Burford Nareesha
Guest cast
Javone Prince Zak (Keeley's boyfriend)
Hayley Jayne Standing Lesley
Frog Stone Sonia
Writing team
Mark Bussell Writer
Justin Sbresni Writer
Gwen Gorst Script Editor
Production team
Paul Norton Walker Director
Mark Bussell Producer
Justin Sbresni Producer
Sally Haynes Executive Producer
Laura Mackie Executive Producer
Guy De Glanville Co-producer
Adam Windmill Editor
Jo Sutherland Production Designer
Craig Feather Director of Photography
Grant Olding Composer


I Want My Wife Back will need to do better

In the end, though, this was a comedy that was mainly stuck in neutral. It would really need to shift up a gear or three to make me want to watch a second series.

Gerard O'Donovan, The Telegraph, 23rd May 2016

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