Mrs Wilson's Diary
Satirical sitcom special written by Richard Ingrams & John Wells, based on their Private Eye column of the same name
- Myvanwy Jenn, Bill Wallis, Stephen Lewis, Peter Reeves, Nigel Hawthorne, Bob Grant, David Battley and Reg Templar
A satirical revue of life at No. 10 Downing Street during Harold Wilson's reign as Prime Minister, based on Joan Littlewood's successful West End stage production.
Littlewood's musical play was itself adapted from a television sketch based on the Private Eye column written primarily by John Wells with input from Richard Ingrams and Peter Cook. It chronicled the events in Wilson's life from his wife Mary's more down-to-earth and homely perspective.
- Production company
- Also known as
- The Saturday Special: Mrs Wilson's Diary (Other official name)
- Black and white
- First broadcast
- Saturday 4th January 1969 on ITV at 9:55pm
- Episode length
- 1 hour