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 3

Suzy's father makes a flying (and somewhat delayed) visit, American girlfriend in tow. She's quite impressed by his new lifestyle and visits to New York, but Kate couldn't be less amused.

Broadcast details

Monday 19th 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
Jack Galloway Tom
Susan Valentine (as Susan Skipper) Shelley
Aslie Pitter Leeman
Writing team
Janey Preger Writer
Production team
Mandie Fletcher Director
Mandie Fletcher Producer
Chris Wadsworth Editor
John Wilkinson Editor
Antony Thorpe Production Designer
Keith Nichols Composer