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.

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Series 1, Episode 6 - The Business Dinner

In the hope of securing Freddie some lucrative work, Thora has a property developer round for a slap-up dinner. But half way through the evening, they receive some worrying news about their oh-so-distinguished guest.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 26th May 1964
25 minutes

Cast & crew

Thora Hird Thora Blacklock
Freddie Frinton Freddie Blacklock
Guest cast
Michael Brennan Mr. Willett
Mavis Villiers Mrs. Willett
Tony Hilton Ken
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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