No Place Like Home. Image shows from L to R: Nigel Crabtree (Martin Clunes), Arthur Crabtree (William Gaunt), Tracy Crabtree (Dee Sadler), Beryl Crabtree (Patricia Garwood), Lorraine Codd (Beverly Adams), Paul Crabtree (Stephen Watson). Copyright: BBC
No Place Like Home

No Place Like Home

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 1983 - 1987
  • 43 episodes (5 series)

Arthur and Beryl Crabtree are looking forward to a quiet life. However, one by one, each of their grown-up children return home. Stars William Gaunt, Patricia Garwood, Michael Sharvell-Martin, Marcia Warren, Ann Penfold and more.

Episode menu

Series 3, Episode 2 - Arthur Acting

An actress comes to stay and Arthur is inspired to join the local amateurs, with dramatic results.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 15th January 1986
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 2nd February 2015 1:00pm Drama
Monday 2nd February 2015 6:00pm Drama
Tuesday 10th October 2017 2:00am Drama

Cast & crew

William Gaunt Arthur Crabtree
Patricia Garwood Beryl Crabtree
Michael Sharvell-Martin Trevor Botting
Marcia Warren Vera Botting
Martin Clunes Nigel Crabtree
Dee Sadler Tracy Crabtree
Beverly Adams Lorraine Codd
Daniel Hill Raymond Codd
David Strange Baby Timothy
Guest cast
Erica Lynley Nadia
Barry Woolgar Edward Hackett
Prunella Gee Abigail
Writing team
Jon Watkins Writer
Production team
Robin Nash Director
Martin Shardlow Director
Robin Nash Producer
John Wilkinson Editor
Phil Southby Editor
Bob Cove Production Designer
Judy Pepperdine Costume Designer
Christine Greenwood Make-up Designer
Henry Barber Lighting Designer

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