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 4, Episode 1 - The Pain

Freddie's recently been suffering an occasional but very sore stomach pain. With another flare-up and his medications having had no effect, Thora calls in Doctor Clarke to check him over, who in turn refers Freddie to a specialist at the hospital. Freddie's just hoping it's not too serious.

Broadcast details

Monday 22nd November 1965
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Thora Hird Thora Blacklock
Freddie Frinton Freddie Blacklock
Guest cast
David Morrell Dr. Clark
Jean Holmes Sister
Jimmy Gardner Man
Gillian Wray Nurse
Moultrie Kelsall Sir Charles
Writing team
Ronald Wolfe Writer
Ronald Chesney Writer
Production team
Robin Nash Director
Robin Nash Producer
Chris Pemsel Production Designer
Russ Conway Composer
Dennis Wilson Composer

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