Meet The Wife. Image shows from L to R: Thora Blacklock (Thora Hird), Freddie Blacklock (Freddie Frinton). Copyright: BBC
Meet The Wife

Meet The Wife

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 1963 - 1966
  • 39 episodes (5 series)

Domestic sitcom following working-class northern couple Freddie and Thora Blacklock, a plumber and proud housewife. Stars Thora Hird and Freddie Frinton.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 2 - Coming Home

The holiday's over and the Blacklocks are heading home. Unfortunately, getting through customs is only the start of their problems. As well as a batch of unsent postcards, they discover Freddie's next job has been cancelled and there's nothing to eat.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 28th April 1964
25 minutes

Cast & crew

Thora Hird Thora Blacklock
Freddie Frinton Freddie Blacklock
Guest cast
Eddie Leslie Bert
Brian Worth Customs Officer
Harry Littlewood Taxi Driver
Writing team
Ronald Wolfe Writer
Ronald Chesney Writer
Production team
John Paddy Carstairs Director
John Paddy Carstairs Producer
Peter Seddon Production Designer
Russ Conway Composer
Norman Percival Composer

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