Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em. Frank Spencer (Michael Crawford). Copyright: BBC.

Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em

BBC One sitcom about an accident-prone man. 22 episodes (3 series), 1973 - 2016. Stars Michael Crawford, Michele Dotrice and Jessica Forte.

Specials - Jessica's First Christmas

Excitement grows in the Spencer household as the annual nativity play fast approaches.

Further details

With Frank starting a new job and the nativity play (which Frank is certain he's going to appear in) about to take to the stage in the near future, Christmas is looking good for the Spencers. Frank later discovers that his new job is working under his new neighbour, Mr. Jackson, and is told that he won't be playing his usual role of Joseph in the play, but is given the tasks of building the scenery and minding the real-life donkey. Though, during the last rehearsal, Frank gets the chance to act after the woman appearing as the angel of the Lord phones in sick.

Broadcast details

Date
Wednesday 25th December 1974
Time
7:15pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
50 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Michael Crawford Frank Spencer
Michele Dotrice Betty Spencer
Guest cast
Cyril Luckham Father O'Hara
Emma Ware Jessica Spencer
Bryan Pringle Jackson
Brian Hayes Hudson
Bartlett Mullins King Herod
Alan Bowerman First Shepherd
Ian Milton Second Shepherd
Tony Bateman First Wise Man
Peter McKriel (as Peter MacKriel) Second Wise Man
Bruce Callender Third Wise Man
Marjorie Hogan Miss Murphy
Ricky Laney Innkeeper
Reg Thomason (as Reginald Thomason) Joseph (Mr. Hunter)
Writing team
Raymond Allen Writer
Production team
Michael Mills Director
Michael Mills Producer
William Symon Editor
Bryan Ellis Production Designer
Ronnie Hazlehurst Composer
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