Sitting Pretty. Annie Briggs (Diane Bull). Copyright: BBC.

Sitting Pretty (1992)

BBC One sitcom about the widow of a rich man. 13 episodes (2 series), 1992 - 1993. Stars Diane Bull, Heather Tobias, Alison Lomas, Vilma Hollingbery and John Cater.

Sitting Pretty. Image shows from L to R: Sylvie (Heather Tobias), George (John Cater), Annie Briggs (Diane Bull), Kitty (Vilma Hollingbery), Tiffany (Alison Lomas). Copyright: BBC.

Sitting Pretty

Upon the death of her rich husband, Annie Briggs finds herself in financial trouble and must return to her poor family roots

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1992 - 1993
Channel
BBC One
Episodes
13   (2 series)
Starring
Diane Bull, Heather Tobias, Alison Lomas, Vilma Hollingbery and John Cater
Writer
John Sullivan
Directors
Susan Belbin and Angie De Chastelai Smith
Producer
Susan Belbin

In the 1960s, Annie Briggs left behind her east London roots and married into money. Her reputation as the "Jackie Onassis of Bethnal Green" was legendary. Now, with the sudden death of her husband, she finds herself in a deep financial crisis and has to reluctantly return to the bosom of her family.

Production Details

Production company
Soundtrack
Theme music composed by John Sullivan and sung by Diane Bull.
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 19th November 1992 on BBC One at 8:30pm
Last new broadcast
Wednesday 29th December 1993 on BBC One at 8:30pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes

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