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

Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 1973 - 2016
  • 22 episodes (3 series)

Accident-prone Frank Spencer creates havoc wherever he goes; wife Betty can only stand by and watch as he ruins everything. Stars Michael Crawford, Michele Dotrice and Jessica Forte.

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Specials - Learning To Drive

Franks learns to drive.

Further details

Between Frank's latest venture of learning to drive, and him about to appear on television as an acknowledged handy-man, another eventful Spencer Christmas is due to take place, but when Frank takes his driving test, he and his examiner end up in the sea.

Broadcast details

Thursday 25th December 1975
45 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 30th December 2010 7:55pm C5
Friday 31st December 2010 2:25pm C5
Monday 12th December 2011 3:10pm Gold
Tuesday 13th December 2011 10:05am Gold
Tuesday 23rd December 2014 4:20pm BBC2
Monday 21st December 2015 1:00pm BBC2
Monday 21st December 2020 4:45pm BBC2 Wales
Monday 21st December 2020 5:15pm BBC2
Saturday 25th December 2021 10:10am Drama
Tuesday 20th December 2022 5:45pm BBC2
Monday 18th December 2023 6:15pm BBC2

Cast & crew

Michael Crawford Frank Spencer
Michele Dotrice Betty Spencer
Guest cast
Hazel Bainbridge Mrs. Perkins
George Sewell Wheeler
Alrick Riley Rude Boy
Chris Leonard Rude Boy
Campbell Singer Finney
David Jacobs TV Interviewer
Wendy Gilmore Linda
Richard Latham Neville
David Woodcock Clapper Boy
Peter Jeffrey Hayes
Writing team
Raymond Allen Writer
Production team
Michael Mills Director
Michael Mills Producer
John Jarvis Editor
Ronnie Hazlehurst Composer
Rochelle Selwyn Production Designer
Michael Angrave Camera

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