Partners. Image shows from L to R: Diana Bannister (Mel Martin), Rupert Bannister (Derek Waring). Copyright: BBC.

Partners

BBC One sitcom. 6 episodes (1 series) in 1981. Stars Derek Waring, Mel Martin, Elizabeth Counsell, Derek Francis, Jacqueline Clarke, Carmel Cryan and Paul Daneman.

Partners

With a divorce looming, Rupert has to find a way to retrieve the shares he gave to his wife on their wedding night

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1981
Channel
BBC One
Episodes
6   (1 series)
Starring
Derek Waring, Mel Martin, Elizabeth Counsell, Derek Francis, Jacqueline Clarke, Carmel Cryan and Paul Daneman
Writer
Richard Waring
Director
Harold Snoad
Producer
Harold Snoad

When a high-powered financier becomes interested in investing in Bannister Bathroom Fittings, Rupert is extremely enthusiastic. His company has gone through a period of hardship during the last few years which has dealt a blow to his marriage as well. The only problem is the deal will not go through unless he can retrieve the shares he gave to his wife on their wedding night and, as they are about to be divorced, this could prove to be a major stumbling block.

Production Details

Production company
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 29th January 1981 on BBC One at 8:30pm
Last new broadcast
Thursday 5th March 1981 on BBC One at 8:30pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes