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

No Frills

BBC One sitcom about three generations of women. 7 episodes (1 series) in 1988. Stars Kathy Staff, Belinda Sinclair, Katharine Schlesinger, Jan Ravens and Freddie Brooks.

Series 1, Episode 1

After the death of her husband, Molly Bickerstaff travels from home in Oldham to London to stay with her divorced daughter and 15-year old granddaughter.

Broadcast details

Monday 5th September 1988
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Kathy Staff Molly Bickerstaff
Belinda Sinclair Kate
Katharine Schlesinger Suzy
Jan Ravens Nicky
Freddie Brooks Grant
Guest cast
Frances Cox Nellie
Oliver Orr Graham
Billy Armstrong Baz
Ron Flanagan Steward
James Fletcher Baby
Writing team
Janey Preger Writer
Production team
Mandie Fletcher Director
Mandie Fletcher Producer
Chris Wadsworth Editor
Mike Houghton Editor
Antony Thorpe Production Designer
Keith Nichols Composer