Sadie, It's Cold Outside. Sadie Potter (Rosemary Leach). Copyright: Thames Television.

Sadie, It's Cold Outside

ITV sitcom about a woman bored of her life. 7 episodes (pilot + 1 series) in 1975. Stars Rosemary Leach and Bernard Hepton.

Sadie, It's Cold Outside. Image shows from L to R: Sadie Potter (Rosemary Leach), Norman Potter (Bernard Hepton). Copyright: Thames Television.

Sadie, It's Cold Outside

Sadie is tired of her domestic chores and wants more out of life. But her husband, Norman isn't listening - he's too busy watching TV

7   (1 pilot + 1 series)
Rosemary Leach and Bernard Hepton
Jack Rosenthal
Mike Vardy
Mike Vardy

Sadie Potter has been married for 23 years and she's grown tired of cooking, cleaning and sleeping in an elastic bandage. She's frustrated with the grey and hostile world and is bored with her life.

Her husband, Norman, doesn't listen to her complaints as he's heard it all before; and, besides, he is too busy watching TV. When he drags himself away from the screen he is just as frustrated - but with rising prices, bureaucracy and rudeness!

The couple have reached middle-age and seem to have seen their dreams slowly disappear...

Production Details

Production company
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Monday 21st April 1975 on ITV at 8pm
Last new broadcast
Wednesday 25th June 1975 on ITV at 9:30pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes

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