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 6 - Journey Home

It's Boxing Day and having spent Christmas with their children and grandchildren, Thora and Freddie begin making their way home. Unfortunately there's a little bit of a mix-up on the train.

Broadcast details

Monday 27th December 1965
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Thora Hird Thora Blacklock
Freddie Frinton Freddie Blacklock
Guest cast
Jean Marlow Peggy
Rex Garner Ticket Collector
Ian Gray 1st Passenger
Bartlett Mullins 2nd Passenger
Howard Lang Countryman
Len Lowe Porter
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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