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.

Series 3, Episode 1 - Moving House

Frank and Betty move house.

Further details

The Spencers are prompted to move house when their old one is set to collapse, which it does as soon as the removal van turns the corner. The furniture ends up all over the road and Frank lands in a barrel of hot tar, thanks to the not-very-careful van driver. At the new house, none of the amenities appear to be working, so Frank goes in search of a telephone, and later causes trouble to flare up with his new neighbours, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis, after destroying their bedroom following an attempt to fix the water tank.

Broadcast details

Date
Saturday 11th November 1978
Time
8:30pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
35 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Michael Crawford Frank Spencer
Michele Dotrice Betty Spencer
Jessica Forte Jessica
Guest cast
Glynn Edwards Mr. Lewis
Glyn Houston Mr. Wright
Milton Johns Mr. Denham
Jean Boht Mrs. Lewis
Michael Redfern Bill
Babar Bhatti Mr. Singh
Andrew Lane TV Engineer
Steve Ismay Telephone Engineer
Royston Tickner Jack
Writing team
Raymond Allen Writer
Michael Crawford Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Sydney Lotterby Director
Sydney Lotterby Producer
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