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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

ITV sitcom about love across the social divide. 6 episodes (1 series) in 1991. Stars Patricia Hodge, Denis Quilley, Lionel Jeffries, Jean Alexander and others.

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.

Rich Tea And Sympathy

Comedy series about a Labour-voting divorcee and Conservative-voting widower who fall in love, despite greatly different lives and families

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1991
Channel
ITV
Episodes
6   (1 series)
Starring
Patricia Hodge, Denis Quilley, Lionel Jeffries, Jean Alexander, Anne Reid, Ray Lonnen, Tracie Bennett, James Warrior and others
Writer
David Nobbs
Directors
Michael Simpson and David Reynolds
Producer
David Reynolds

Production Details

Production company

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 5th July 1991 on ITV at 9pm
Last new broadcast
Friday 9th August 1991 on ITV at 9pm
Length of episodes
1 hour