No Frills. Image shows from L to R: Molly Bickerstaff (Kathy Staff), Kate (Belinda Sinclair), Suzy (Katharine Schlesinger). Copyright: BBC
No Frills

No Frills

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 1988
  • 7 episodes (1 series)

Molly Bickerstaff from Oldham decides to live with her daughter, Kate and her granddaughter, Suzy in London after the death of her husband. Stars Kathy Staff, Belinda Sinclair, Katharine Schlesinger, Jan Ravens and Freddie Brooks

Key details

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1988
Channels
BBC One
Episodes
7 (1 series)
Stars
Kathy Staff, Belinda Sinclair, Katharine Schlesinger, Jan Ravens and Freddie Brooks
Writer
Janey Preger
Director
Mandie Fletcher
Producer
Mandie Fletcher
Companies

Recently widowed, Molly Bickerstaff (Kathy Staff) leaves her home in Oldham, Greater Manchester, to visit - and eventually stay with - her divorced daughter, Kate, in London, and Kate's own 15-year old daughter Suzy. But which gap will be bigger: generational, or the north/south divide?

Additional details

Production
Studio
Camera set-up
Multi-camera
Picture
Colour

Website links

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Monday 5th September 1988 at 8:30pm on BBC One
Last new broadcast
Monday 17th October 1988 at 8:30pm on BBC One

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