Rich Tea And Sympathy. Image shows from L to R: Julia Merrygrove (Patricia Hodge), George Rudge (Denis Quilley). Copyright: Yorkshire Television
Rich Tea And Sympathy

Rich Tea And Sympathy

  • TV sitcom
  • ITV
  • 1991
  • 6 episodes (1 series)

Comedy series about a Labour-voting divorcee and Conservative-voting widower who fall in love, despite greatly different lives and families. Stars Patricia Hodge, Denis Quilley, Lionel Jeffries, Jean Alexander, Anne Reid and more.

Rich Tea And Sympathy. Image shows from L to R: Granny Trellis (Jean Alexander), Grandpa Rudge (Lionel Jeffries), Julia Merrygrove (Patricia Hodge), George Rudge (Denis Quilley). Copyright: Yorkshire Television

Key details

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1991
Channels
ITV
Episodes
6 (1 series)
Stars
Patricia Hodge, Denis Quilley, Lionel Jeffries, Jean Alexander, Anne Reid, Ray Lonnen, Tracie Bennett, James Warrior and more
Writer
David Nobbs
Directors
Michael Simpson and David Reynolds
Producers
David Reynolds and Vernon Lawrence
Companies

Additional details

Production
Studio
Picture
Colour
Soundtrack
Music by Ray Russell. Lyrics by Sally Howard, performed by Patricia Hodge and Denis Quilley.

Website links

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 5th July 1991 at 9pm on ITV

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