Marriage Lines. Image shows from L to R: George Starling (Richard Briers), Kate Starling (Prunella Scales). Copyright: BBC.

Marriage Lines

BBC One sitcom about a young married couple. 43 episodes (5 series), 1963 - 1966. Stars Richard Briers, Prunella Scales, Edward de Souza, Ronald Hines and Christine Finn.

Series 3, Episode 6 - The Homecoming

Having bumped into a former boss on the Tube, George is inspired to consider his financial situation in a new, more positive light and to take charge. Then Kate announces she's been discharged from hospital early...

Broadcast details

Tuesday 9th February 1965
25 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Richard Briers George Starling
Prunella Scales Kate Starling
Guest cast
Geoffrey Sumner George's Father
Diana King George's Mother
Peter Hughes Joe
Trevor Danby Michael
Arnold Diamond Mr. Dickson
Rex Graham Ronald
Elizabeth Chambers Nurse
John Kidd Mr. Fielding
Betty Romaine Mrs. Fielding
Frank Partington Taxi Driver
Writing team
Richard Waring Writer
Production team
Robin Nash Director
Robin Nash Producer
Graeme Muir Executive Producer
Julia Trevelyan Oman Production Designer
Dennis Wilson Composer